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Cornell University    
 
    
 
  Jan 20, 2018
 
Courses of Study 2017-2018
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BTRY 3090 - Theory of Interest

(crosslisted)
     
Spring (even years only). 3 credits. Student option grading (no audit).

Prerequisite: BTRY 3080  or permission from the instructor.

C. Earls.

This course will cover financial mathematics and financial instruments relevant to exam FM offered by the Society of Actuaries. Topics on the present and accumulated value of future cash flows will be covered including the measurement of simple and compound interest, annuities, yield rates, amortization schedules, bonds, securities, and derivatives.

Outcome 1: Apply the principles of financial mathematics.

Outcome 2: Understand the fundamentals of financial instruments.

Outcome 3: Have a strong background for studying for the SOA FM exam.



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