Financial Mathematics Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the finance industry, including the development, critique, and use of various financial models. Includes instruction in probability theory, statistical analysis, numerical methods, computation and simulation methods, stochastic processes, economics, and financial markets and applications. Is Financial Mathematics the right major for you?
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Financial Mathematics Major

What Courses Do Financial Mathematics Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Financial Mathematics majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Derivatives
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Probabiliy Theory
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Taxation
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