Capital Markets (CAMA)

Explanation of Course Numbers

  • Courses in the 1000s are primarily introductory undergraduate courses
  • Those in the 2000s to 4000s are upper-division undergraduate courses that can also be taken for graduate credit with permission and additional work
  • Those in the 6000s and 8000s are for master’s, doctoral, and professional-level students
  • The 6000s are open to advanced undergraduate students with approval of the instructor and the dean or advising office

CAMA 6001. Capital Markets, Instruments and Institutions. 3 Credits.

Debt instruments, markets where they are traded and institutions which actively participate and maintain those markets. Theoretical foundation for interest rate theories, term structure and credit risks. Roles played by financial institutions, various instruments, the central banks and financial regulations. Basic risk management tools critically important in managing those institutions. Restricted to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Capital Markets program.

CAMA 6002. Corporate Finance and Risk Management. 3 Credits.

Introduction to concepts of corporate finance and risk management. Bond valuation, stock valuation, determining cost of capital and risk management, with an emphasis on emerging markets and small and medium enterprises. Restricted to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Capital Markets program.

CAMA 6003. Capital Markets, Financial Crises and the Global Economy. 3 Credits.

Open economy macro and linkages between financial markets and other markets. Causes and impacts of financial crises. Policy options. Current approaches to reduce risks associated with financial markets and concomitant regulations, nationally and globally, to deal with banking related issues. Implications of volatile capital flows Restricted to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Capital Markets program.

CAMA 6004. Quantitative Thinking for Capital Market Decision Makers. 3 Credits.

The conceptual foundations and practical computational methods needed to extract insights from financial data and inform decision making. Restricted to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Capital Markets program.