Investments: Recommended Track

The recommended track for students concentrating in Finance who are interested in a career in Investments requires a minimum of 12 credits beyond the completion of the core (FIN7200). For these students we strongly suggest a course path following the four recommendations as summarized below.

Group 1

  • FIN7502 Capital Markets (3 credits)

Group 21

Choose one of the following:

  • FIN7503 Equities (3 credits)
  • FIN7513 Fixed Income (3 credits)

Group 3

Choose one additional course from above OR one of the following:

  • FIN7518 Managing Portfolios (3 credits)
  • FIN7572 Babson College Fund (6 credits students must apply)

Group 42

Choose one additional course from above OR at least three credits from below.

  • FIN7504 Risk Management (3 credits)
  • FIN7508 Financial Services and Institutions (3 credits)
  • FIN7509 International Finance (1.5 credits)
  • FIN7511 Corporate Finance : Raising Capital (3 credits)
  • FIN7516 Corporate Finance : Evaluating Opportunities (3 credits)
  • FIN7517 Financing and Valuing Sustainability (3 credits)
  • FIN7519 Personal Financial Management (3 credits)
  • FIN7523 Energy Markets Business Models and Opp (1.5 credits)
  • FIN7525 Finance for New Ventures (3 credits)
  • FIN7526 Corporate Governance and Financial Compliance (1.5 credits)
  • FIN7545 Financial Trading Strategies (3 credits)
  • FIN7550 Derivatives: Theory and Practice (3 credits)
  • FIN7565 Real Estate Fundamentals (1.5 credits)
  • FIN7570 Real Estate Finance (1.5 credits)
  • FIN7573 Investment Banking and Financial Advisory (3 credits)
  • FIN7578 Real Estate Development (1.5 credits)

1 Babson College Fund participants are required to take FIN7503.

2 Not applicable for Babson College Fund students because these students satisfy the 12-credit hour concentration requirement from group 1 through 3.

Additional Information

For more information on concentration requirements, including eligibility and the concentration declaration procedure, please see the Graduate Curriculum page.