Mendoza School of Business

Finance-Chicago Curriculum


The program comprises 35.5 credit hours over 12 months using a curriculum that provides a master’s-level understanding of finance. You will gain competence through a comprehensive finance education with elective options in either Corporate Finance or Investments during both elective weeks on Notre Dame’s campus.

Class of 2021 calendar (PDF)

COURSES **CREDIT HOURS**
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 35.5
Orientation on Notre Dame's historic campus in South Bend
Module 1 & 2
Financial Statement Analysis I and II (3 cr. each)6
Financial Statement Forecasting1.5
Corporate Finance4
Investments3
*First Intensive Session—South Bend (2 courses)2
Module 3
Derivatives 3
Equity Valuation3
Trading and Markets1
Module 4
Fixed Income3
Behavioral Finance3
Second Intensive Session—South Bend (2 courses)
Entrepreneurial Finance (1 Cr.) + 1 Elective Course (1 Cr.)2
Module 5
Mergers and Acquisitions Capstone3
Ethics1

*First Intensive Session—South Bend (2 courses): During this first Intensive Module, you will have the ability to take two elective courses (each elective course is 1.0 credit hour); either from the Corporate Finance concentration or the Investments concentration.

**Courses and credit hours are subject to change.