Mar 17, 2018  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ACSC 411 - Derivative Market

Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: Advisor Approval
The course covers the theoretical basis of certain actuarial models and the application of those models to insurance and other financial risks. Topics include interest rate models, rational valuation of derivative securities, simulation, and risk management techniques. A thorough knowledge of calculus, probability, and interest theory is assumed. Basic knowledge of risk management is also assumed.  This course covers many of the learning objectives contained in Examination MFE (Models for Financial Economics) of the Society of Actuaries.