Joint Juris Doctor

Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)

Juris Doctor and Master of Science in Finance (JD/MSF)

  

JD/MBA Course Requirements

Foundation Courses (0-6 Hours)
Foundation Courses may be waived, subject to transcript review

QM 0713 - Statistical Analysis
ECON 0713 - Managerial Economics
Math Proficiency*

*Student must demonstrate math proficiency at the basic calculus level.

Core Curriculum (30 Hours)
Student complete all courses.

MBA 7003 - Preparing, Understanding and Using Financial Statements
MBA 7013 - Financial Management
MBA 7023 - Ethical Organizational Behavior
MBA 7033 - Operations Management
MBA 7043 - Corporate and Business Strategy
MBA 7053 - Marketing Management
MBA 7063 - The World Economy
MBA 7073 - Management Information Systems and Project Management
2 Elective Courses

Elective Courses
Elective courses vary each semester and may require additional prerequisite courses.  Examples of elective courses include, but are not limited to: 

FIN 7093 - International Financial Management
MBA 7083 - Decision Analysis and Modeling
MBA 7183 - Entrepreneurship
MBA 7093 - Organizational Leadership
MBA 7133 - Innovation and Product Development
MBA 7143 - International Marketing
MBA 7163 - Supply Chain Management

Law Component (78 Hours)
Students in the joint program complete all requirements for the Juris Doctor.
Students complete 78 hours of law courses, and 10 hours of business courses count as JD program electives.

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JD/MSF Course Requirements

Foundation Courses (0-18 Hours)
Foundation Courses may be waived subject to transcript review

MBA 7003 - Preparing, Understanding and Using Financial Statements
FIN 7202 - Financial Management
ECON 0713 - Managerial Economics
QM 0713 - Statistical Analysis
or STAT 4813 - Statistical Methods for Scientists & Engineers
MATH 2014 - Calculus I
MATH 2024 - Calculus II

MSF Core Courses (18 Hours)

ACCT 6153 - Financial Statement Analysis
FIN 7003 - Financial Theory
FIN 7023 - Investment Analysis & Management
FIN 7033 - Derivative Securities
FIN 7213 - Research Tools in Finance
QM 7003 - Introduction to Operations Research

Options (12 Hours)

Students choose one option to complete degree

The Corporate Finance option prepares students for careers involving functions such as analyzing mergers, acquisition and divestitures; financing firm growth; managing corporate investments; and determining the optimal allocation of a firm's assets.  Areas of study include short-term financial assets, long-term financing and investment decisions, internationl finance and risk management.

FIN 7013 - Long-Term Financial Decisions
FIN 7043 - Working Capital Management
or FIN 7123 - Enterprise Risk Management
FIN 7093 - International Financial Management
QM 7053 - Computer Simulation
Electives - Two law courses

The Investment and Portfolio Management option is for individuals seeking in-depth study of financial markets and an understanding of the market's role in developing the financial assets of corporations, mutual funds and private investors.  Students participate in the management of a real portfolio valued at more than $1,550,000

FIN 6113 - Student Investment Fund
FIN 7223 - Fixed Income Analysis
FIN 7053 - Portfolio Management
FIN 7073 - Empirical Methods in Finance
Electives - Two law courses

The Risk Management option, housed in the Williams Risk Management Center, is designed for students with strong quantitative backgrounds who intend to pursue careers as risk managers.  Professionals in this area use advanced mathematical models to analyze business risks and to determine courses of action that are within acceptable risk limits.

FIN 7133 - Advanced Derivative Securities
FIN 7073 - Empirical Methods in Finance
FIN 7123 - Enterprise Risk Management
QM 7053 - Computer Simulation
Electives - Two law courses

Law Component
Students in the joint program complete all requirements foar the Juris Doctor.
Students complete 79 hours of law courses and 9 hours (three courses) from the MSF program that count toward the JD degree.

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