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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BA 412 - Financial Derivatives - Futures and Options

4.00 credits.
This course introduces derivative markets and their primary instruments with emphasis on real-world applications of theoretical models. The fundamental of derivatives, valuations of typical derivatives such as futures, forwards, swaps, and options, plus using derivatives in risk hedging and speculations will be discussed. At the conclusion of this course, students will gain an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of derivatives and the practical skills in constructing and evaluating dynamic hedging strategies using futures and options. *Prerequisite(s): BA 325 .