Seoul, South Korea
Area of Study
Business, Business Administration
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
The purpose of this course is to provide students with a detailed understanding of how
security markets operate, how capital markets price securities, how investors or
investment managers combine assets into portfolios and set effective investment strategies.
Also, risk-return relationship, risk diversification, market efficiency, investment
performance evaluation, bond pricing and bond portfolio management, term structure of
interest rates, option strategies and pricing models, and futures contract will be learned.
- Essentials of Investments by Bodie, Kane, and Markus (BKM) (9th edition), McGraw-Hill, 2012.
- Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT): Foundations, Analysis, and New Developments, by Dongcheol Kim and Jack C. Francis, Wiley & Sons: New York, 2013 (ISBN: 978-1-118-37052-0).
- Lecture notes - Note: Lecture notes will be posted on EKU before the class.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.