Finance and Technology
No financial transaction completed today, from simple checking accounts to complicated mergers and acquisitions, can be accomplished without technology. And the intersection of finance and business analytics with data and machine learning is at the cutting edge of the profession in the 21st century.
Seton Hall’s new Finance and Technology (FinTech) major will enable you to bridge the gap between the finance and technology staffs, uniquely preparing you for the most well-paid and sought-after positions in the financial industry. You will study financial strategy and investment analysis alongside courses in programming and information modeling, and you will do this at one of only two universities in the United States currently offering an undergraduate degree designated concentration in FinTech.
Seton Hall University has been a member of the CFA Institute’s University Recognition Program since 2014, among the earliest universities so recognized. Its undergraduate programs in Finance, Mathematical Finance, and Finance and Technology incorporate at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and place strong emphasis on the CFA Institute’s Ethical and Professional Standards. These state-of-the art programs provide students with the foundation for earning the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, the most highly recognized and globally respected credential in the investment management profession. In being a CFA University Recognition Program, Seton Hall has the privilege of granting over a dozen CFA scholarships annually to support qualified students in their pursuit of the CFA designation.
By the Numbers
At the Epicenter of Finance
Connor Reynolds sharpened his finance skills at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
The major itself as well as course selection for FinTech was designed and vetted for industry relevance by the Stillman Finance Advisory Board, which includes executives and managing directors at J.P. Morgan, HSBC Securities, Ayco (a Goldman Sachs company), Investors Bank, Bank of New York-Mellon and FINRA.
|BITM 2701 Management Information Systems|
|MATH 1205 Finite Math with Calc for Business|
|BQUA 2811 Business Statistics|
|BFIN 2201 Business Finance|
Required (15 credits):
|BITM 3744 Business Intelligence|
|BITM 3747 Business Applications of Machine Learning|
|BFIN 3211 Financial Strategy|
|BFIN 4227 Investment Analysis|
|BFIN 4260 Technology of Finance|
Choose ONE Finance Elective Course (3 credits):
|BFIN 4262 Corporate Risk Management|
|BFIN 4230 Portfolio Analysis|
|BFIN 4255 Financial Modeling|
Choose TWO Technology Elective Courses (6 credits):
|BITM 3721 Introduction to Programming|
|BITM 3724 Business Information Modeling|
|BITM 3727 Advanced Software Tools|
Center for Securities Trading and Business Analytics
A vast financial resource network, the Center mimics actual trading room activity that occurs in investment banking: up-to-the-second, market-clearing quotes and the latest global market data and news on frequently traded securities, including stocks, bonds, commodities and currencies.
Many of our full-time faculty have attended top Ph.D. programs and are in demand as lecturers, consultants and media experts. Stillman School faculty provide an academic experience characterized by high faculty-student engagement, often partnering with students on research and other projects.
Associate Professor of Computing and Decision Sciences
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