BS in Investment Finance | SIU College of Business and Analytics

Southern Illinois University



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Investments Specialization, Finance

The investments specialization will appeal to you if you are interested in security analysis, portfolio management and the use of futures and option to manage the investment of financial instruments.

Our coursework covers a wide variety of related topics including security analysis, Markowitz portfolio theory, portfolio performance measurement and attribution, pricing of futures and options, risk management, using derivatives and the application of investment techniques in a corporate setting.

Many of our investments specialization students also participate in the Saluki Investment Fund, helping with the student-managed portfolio valued at approximately $1,000,000.