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Course Schedule

For the benefit of working professionals, each course will meet only one time per week, 5:30 pm - 8:50 pm for four-credit courses and 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm for three-credit courses:

Time Course Description Location
Wednesdays, 5:30 - 8:00pm: FM 5001/5002 Preparation for Financial Mathematics, 
Instructor: Kaisa Taipale
Vincent Hall 16
Mondays, 5:30 - 8:50pm: FM 5091/5092 Computation, Algorithms, and Coding in Finance 
Instructor: Christopher Prouty
Bruininks Hall 412
Thursdays, 5:30 - 8:50pm: FM 5011/5012 Mathematical Background for Finance
Instructor: FM 5011 - Helena Zarin
Instructor: FM 5012 - Carlos Tolmasky
Vincent Hall 16
Tuesdays, 5:30 - 8:50pm: FM 5021/5022 Mathematical Theory Applied to Finance 
Instructor: FM 5021 Carlos Tolmasky
Instructor: FM 5022 Christopher Bemis
Vincent Hall 16
Wednesdays, 5:30 - 8:50 pm: FM 5031/5032 A Practitioner's Course in Finance
    FM 5031 - Fall 2019
John Dodson (8 weeks): Risk and Asset Allocation I
Gary Hatfield (7 weeks): Fixed Income Markets
 Keller Hall 3-125

FM 5032 - Spring 2020
Arkady Shemyakin (7 weeks): Copula Models & MCMC
Pritam Dalal (7 weeks) TBA

Tate Hall 110

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Class Details

Break times, unless announced otherwise, are:

6:30-6:45pm for classes that run 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
7:00-7:15pm for classes that run 5:30 pm - 8:50 pm

Typically, our fall semesters run 14 weeks and 2 days, starting on a Tuesday and ending on a Wednesday. There usually is one Thursday off and one Friday off for Thanksgiving. Also, there are approximately 14 Mondays, 15 Tuesdays, 15 Wednesdays, 13 Thursdays and 13 Fridays. (Note: The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is traditionally not well attended in regular college courses, but, in this program, attendance is expected.)

Typically, our spring semesters run 15 weeks and 4 days, starting on a Tuesday and ending on a Friday. There usually is one week off for spring break. So there are approximately 14 Mondays, 15 Tuesdays, 15 Wednesdays, 15 Thursdays and 15 Fridays.

See Academic Calendar.