Major Sheet

Course Requirements For B.Sc. Degree In Financial Mathematics

 

 Courses  
Credits
     
1. University Requirements (18 Credits)  
     
A. Compulsory (12 Credits)  
0310 - 101 Arabic Language 3
0330 - 102 History of Arab Islamic Civilization 3
9988 - 161 English Language I 3
9988 - 162 English Language II 3
     
B. Elective Courses (6 Credits)*  
  The student selects 2 courses from :  
1340 - 101 Man & Environment 3
1011 - 101 Methods of Scientific Research 3
0360 - 101 Philosophy of Sciences 3
1350 - 101 General Psychology 3
1370 - 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
0310 - 102 Arabic Language 3
0840 - 102 Home Economics 3
0900 - 102 Sharia & Islamic Culture 3
0360 - 103 Principles of Philosophy 3
1360 - 103 Government & Politics of Kuwait 3
1360 - 104 Principles of Management for non-Business major 3
1011 - 110 English III 3
     
C. 191, 193, 194 Arabic Language ** (for foreigners) 6
     
2. College Requirements (12 Credits)  
0410 - 126 Computer Programming I 3
0480 - 201 Statistics for Sciences and Engineering (Prereq. 0410-101) 3
0410 - 101 Calculus I (Prereq. 0410-91) 3
0410 - 102 Calculus II (Prereq. 0410-101) 3
     
3. Department Requirements (66 Credits)  
     
A. Compulsory  (51Credits)  
0410 - 111 Linear Algebra 3
0480 - 210 Introduction to Probability (Prereq. 0410 - 102) 3
0410 - 211 Calculus III (Prereq. 0410 – 102, 0410-111) 3
0410 - 221 Introduction to Mathematics of Economics & Finance (Prereq. 0410 - 102, 0410 - 111) 3
0410 - 240 Ordinary Differential Equations (Prereq. Math. 111(0410 - 211 or 0410 - 211 concurrent) 3
0410 - 250 Introduction to Foundations of Mathematics (Prereq. 0410 - 102, 0410 - 111) 3
0480 - 250 Operations Research I  ((Prereq. 0410 - 101, 0410 - 111) 3
0410 - 271 Mathematics of Economics & Finance (Prereq. 0410 - 240, 0410 - 221) 3
0410 – 272 Quantitative Finance (Prereq. 0410 - 271) 3
0480 - 310 Stochastic Processes (Prereq. 0480 -210) 3
0410 - 316 Elements of Mathematical Modeling (Prereq. 0410 - 240) 3
0410 - 321 Financial Calculus (Prereq. 0410 - 271) 3
0410 - 322 Options, Futures and other Derivatives (Prereq. 0410 - 271) 3
0410 - 333 Computational Linear Algebra (Prereq. 0410 - 111) 3
0410 - 352 Numerical Analysis (Prereq. 0410 - 126, 0410 - 211) 3
0410 - 371 Mathematics of Financial Derivatives (Prereq. 0410 - 322) 3
0410 - 415 Partial Differential Equations (Prereq. 0410 – 240, 60 units) 3
     
B. Electives  (15 Credits)  
 
The student chooses 15 credits from the following list, including at least 6 credits from Group II.
 
Group I
  3
0410 - 340 Theory of Differential Equations (Prereq. 0410 - 240) 3
0410 - 363 Advanced Linear Algebra (Prereq. 0410 - 250) 3
0410 - 416 Mathematical Modeling (Prereq. 0410 - 240, 0410 - 352) 3
0410 - 440 Integral Equations (Prereq. 0410 - 240) 3
0410 - 468 Numerical Ordinary Differential Equations (0410 - 240, 0410 - 352) 3
0410 - 469 Numerical Partial Differential Equations (Prereq. 0410 - 352, 0410 - 415 concurrent) 3
     
Group II    
0410 - 422 Modeling Financial Derivatives (Prereq. 0410 - 322) 3
0410 - 423 Computational Financial Mathematics (Prereq. 0410 - 322) 3
0410 - 424 Financial Engineering (Prereq. 0410 - 322) 3
0410 - 493 Topics in Financial Mathematics 3
     
4. The Minor  (24 Credits)  
 
The student chooses a minor from any one of the Departments of the College of Administrative Studies listed below:
 
 
  1. Department of Management & Marketing
  2. Department of Finance & Financial Institutions
  3. Department of Quantitative Methods & Information Systems
  4. Department of Economics
 
5. Free Electives (6 Credits)***  
  To be selected from courses offered in the University  
  ______________________________ 3
  ______________________________ 3
     
  Total Course Credits Required :
(126)



*

100 level course offered by Faculty of Science (except courses required in  major sheet) can be counted among the University elective courses given in section  1-B.

   
**

Foreign students may substitute a maximum of  University requirements with 6 credits.

   
***

Math. 115 is not counted for students majoring in Financial Mathematics.

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