Introduction to Quantitative Finance

Course Type: 
FIN
Code: 
3220
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Lab
Description: 

Introduction to algorithmic trading and Direct Market Access (DMA) trading strategies. Class participants will analyze market microstructure, order placement and execution tactics used in trading financial assets. Quantitative trading strategies will be discussed in detail. Excel will be used extensively in this course. A background in programming is recommended.

Prerequisites: 

Undergraduate level MS 2040 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level MS 2050 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level FIN 2210 Minimum Grade of D

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: BS in Business.