Academics

Certificate in Financial Instrument Analysis

The Certificate in Financial Instrument Analysis can be completed in conjunction with a Bachelor of Commerce degree or as a stand alone certification for those seeking professional development in their disciplinary areas.

There are two streams within the Certificate in Financial Instrument Analysis, the Accounting stream and the Finance stream. Students may choose either the Accounting or the Financial Stream.

To graduate with the Certificate in Financial Instrument Analysis, students must attain a minimum GPA of 2.0 on the required courses:

Accounting Stream (CFIA )

  • ACCT 2241 Int roductory Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 2242 Introductory Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 3350 Financial Accounting Foundations
  • ACCT 3351 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
  • ACCT 3352 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
  • ACCT 4450 Auditing
  • ACCT 4465 Accounting for Financial Instruments
  • FINA 2360 Business Finance I
  • FINA 3361 Business Finance II
  • FINA 4472 Computerized Portfolio Analysis and Reporting Systems
  • FINA 4473 Current Trends in Capital Markets

Financial Stream (CFIF)

  • ACCT 2241 Introductory Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 2242 Introductory Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 3343 Financial Accounting Analysis
  • ACCT 4465 Accounting for Financial Instruments
  • FINA 2360 Business Finance I
  • FINA 3361 Business Finance II
  • FINA 4466 Investments
  • FINA 4467 Portfolio Management
  • FINA 4468 Financial Innovations
  • FINA 4472 Computerized Portfolio Analysis and Reporting Systems
  • FINA 4473 Current Trends in Capital Markets

Students pursing only the Certificate in Financial Instrument Analysis (accounting or finance stream) will require the following courses (or their equivalents) as prerequisites:

  • MGMT 1281 Introduction to Business Management
  • ECON 1201 Principles of Economics: Micro
  • ECON 1202 Principles of Economics: Macro
  • MGSC 1205 Introduction to Quantitative Methods I
  • MGSC 1206 Introduction to Quantitative Methods II
  • MGSC 2207 Introductory Statistics
  • CISY 1225 Introduction to Computer Applications
  • COMM 2293 Communications