Finance

(This is for the student with Adm.Code 60X-XXXX and over, for 55X-XXXX to 59X-XXXX Please see Finance and Banking Curriculum here.)

The detailed booklet of the curriculum can be downloaded here.

Finance is both the art and science of money management. It is an integral part of all modern economies and also important to the success of any entity: individuals, businesses, and government. Finance Program provides the students with the theoretical financial principles, analytical tools, and practical knowledge for making ethical and sound financial decision in a modern business environment.

The program offers only ONE major concentration: Investment and eight business concentrations. It also prepares the students for a variety of professional careers in both financial and non-financial services industries as well as further study in a higher degree.

Investment concentration covers the investment options, investment objectives, investment strategies and portfolio management. The students need to analyze the best alternative investment opportunities given a risk and return objectives.

Total number of credits142credits
A.General education courses40credits
Language courses 15credits
Social Science courses12credits
Humanities courses7credits
Science and mathematics courses6credits
B.Professional Courses courses93credits
Business core courses48credits
Major required courses30credits
Concentration Courses
Plan A: Major Concentration*
Plan B: Business Concentration*
Plan C: Major Electives*
15credits
C.Free elective courses9credits

Note*
Plan A: Major Concentration service
Choose one major concentration (Investment) and take all five courses.
Plan B: Business Concentration
Choose one business concentration (Accounting, Industrial Management and Logistics, Insurance, International Business Management, Management Information Systems, Management-Leadership and Entrepreneurship, Marketing, or Real Estate) and take all five courses.
Plan C: Major Electives
Choose five courses from major elective courses.

A. General education courses




Language courses
Total15 credits
Course codeCourse titlecredits
BG1001English I3 (3-3-7)
BG1002English II3 (3-3-7)
BG2000English III3 (3-3-7)
BG2001English IV3 (3-3-7)
GE 1403
(OR)
GE 1401
Communication in Thai
(OR)
Language and Communication Skills (for international students)
3 (3-0-6)

Social science courses 
Total12 credits
Course codeCourse titlecredits
BG 2400Macroeconomics3 (3-0-6)
BG 2401Microeconomics3 (3-0-6)
GE 2202Ethics3 (3-0-6)
MGT 1101Introduction to business3 (3-0-6)

Humanity courses 
Total7 credits
Course codeCourse titlecredits
GE 1204Physical Education1 (1-0-2)
GE 2101World Civilization3 (3-0-6)
MGT 2404Managerial Psychology3 (3-0-6)

Science and mathematics courses 
Total6 credits
Course codeCourse titlecredits
BG 1200Mathematics for business3 (3-0-6)
GE 1301Environmental science3 (3-0-6)


B.Specialized courses




Business core courses 
Total48 credits
Course codeCourse titlecredits
ACT 1600Fundamentals of Financial Accounting3 (3-0-6)
ACT 2620Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting 3 (3-0-6)
SA 1201Statistics I3 (3-0-6)
BG 1400Business Law I3 (3-0-6)
BG 1401Business Law II3 (3-0-6)
SA 2200Statistics II3 (3-0-6)
MIS 1221Computer Literacy0 (0-2-0)
MIS 2111Introduction to Management Information Systems3 (3-0-6)
MIS 2221Quantitative Analysis Tools0 (0-2-0)
FIN 2201Principles of Finance3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3101Corporate Finance3 (3-0-6)
IBM 2201International Business Environment3 (3-0-6)
MGT 2900Principles of Management3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3905Operations Management3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3907Business Communication3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3940Business Research Methodology3 (3-0-6)
MGT 4914Entrepreneurship3 (3-0-6)
MKT 2280Principles of Marketing3 (3-0-6)

Major required courses 
Total30 credits
Course codeCourse titlecredits
FIN 3102Business and Economic Analysis for Decision Making3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3201Investment3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3202Financial Reporting and Analysis3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3203Bank Management3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4101Financial Management3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4102International Finance3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4103Derivatives Securities3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4104Quantitative Analysis for Financial Decisions3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4201Special Topics in Finance3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4202Corporate Strategies and Financial Policies3 (3-0-6)

Plan A - Major concentration courses 
Students pursuing PLAN A must select a concentration in the major area and study the three specified courses.
Course codeCourse titltecredits
Investment
FIN 3211Fixed Income Securities3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3212Real Estate Investment and Entrepreneurs3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4111Financial Modeling3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4112Portfolio Management and Security Analysis3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4211Risk Management3 (3-0-6)
Total15 credits

Plan B - Business concentration courses 
Students pursuing PLAN B must select a concentration in the major area and study the five specified courses.
Course codeCourse titltecredits
Accounting
ACT 3602Intermediate Accounting I3 (3-0-6)
ACT 3603Intermediate Accounting II3 (3-0-6)
ACT 3614Taxation I3 (3-0-6)
ACT 3622Cost Accounting3 (3-0-6)
ACT 3629Profits and Control3 (3-0-6)
International Business Management(IBM)
IBM 3101Cross Culture Human Resource Management3 (3-0-6)
IBM 3102Export-Import Policy and Strategy3 (3-0-6)
IBM 3203International Management3 (3-0-6)
IBM 4115International Products and Brand Planning3 (3-0-6)
IBM 4208International Strategic Management3 (3-0-6)
Management Information Systems(MIS)
MIS 3111Business Process Management3 (3-0-6)
MIS 3121Database Systems3 (2-2-6)
MIS 4111Information Systems Project Management3 (3-0-6)
MIS 4122Business Intelligence3 (2-2-6)
MIS 4211Information Systems Strategy, Management and Acquisition3 (3-0-6)
Management-Leadership and Entrepreneurship (MGT)
MGT 3901Organization Theory3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3917Innovation and Change Management3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3922Introduction to New Venture3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3942Organization Behavior3 (3-0-6)
MGT 4916Negotiation Strategy3 (3-0-6)
Marketing (MKT)
MKT 3102Integrated Marketing Communications3 (3-0-6)
MKT 3525Sales Management3 (3-0-6)
MKT 3530Consumer Behavior3 (3-0-6)
MKT 4725Competitive Analysis and Strategy3 (3-0-6)
MKT 4730Marketing Management3 (3-0-6)
Real Estate (REM)
REM 3111Principles of Real Estate3 (3-0-6)
REM 3112Real Estate Law3 (3-0-6)
REM 3113Real Estate Economics3 (3-0-6)
REM 3114Building Design and Construction Techniques3 (3-0-6)
REM 3115Principles of Real Estate Development3 (3-0-6)
Total15 credits

Plan C - Major elective courses 
Total 15 credits
Students pursuing PLAN C must select any five major elective courses
Course codeCourse titltecredits
MIS 3122Principles of Electronic Commerce3 (2-2-5)
MIS 4112Digital Marketing Technology3 (2-2-5)
MIS 4113Digital Banking and Payment Systems3 (3-0-6)
MIS 4117Knowledge Management Systems3 (3-0-6)
MIS 4124Data Mining3 (2-2-5)
MIS 4125Data Visualization3 (2-2-5)
MIS 4142Big Data3 (2-2-5)
ECO 2551Introduction to Econometrics3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3211Fixed Income Securities3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3212Real Estate Investment and Entrepreneurs3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3231Financial Feasibility Planning3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3232Venture Capital and Entrepreneurial Finance3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3233Import-Export Procedure and Financing3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3234Central Banking System and Policy3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3235Managerial Economics3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3236Laws and Practices in Finance3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3237Wealth Management and Financial Planning3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4111Financial Modeling3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4112Portfolio Management and Security Analysis3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4211Risk Management3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4231Behavioral Finance3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4232Financial Mathematics3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4233Valuation3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4234Investment Banking3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4235Individual Research in Finance3 credits
FIN 4236Internship in Finance3 credits

Note:
* All major required courses are offered in the first and the second
semester, not in summer (“C” is the passing grade.).
C. Free elective courses
Students can take free elective courses of 6 credits from any faculty in Assumption University upon completion of the prerequisites (if any). However, they are certain courses that the Martin De Tours School of Management and Economics does not allow the students to enroll as follows:

Subject CodeSubject Name
BG 1112 or GE 1202 orGeneral Psychology
GE 1207Fundamental Psychology
BG 1203Fundamentals of Statistics
BG 1402 orBusiness, Society and Goverment
GE 1203Society, Politics and Economics
ECO 2220Introduction to Economics
ECO 2531Principles of Microeconomics
ECO 2541Principles of Macroeconomics
GE 1101Thai Civilization
GE1203Society, Politics and Economics
GE 1404Thai Culture and Tradition (For Comm.Arts Students only) = BG1405 Thai Language and Culture
PC 3803 or PC 3311 orPersonality and Social Interactive
PC 3311Acting for Personality/Social Interaction
ACT 1601Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (For Arts Students)
ACT 1602Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (For Science and Technology Students)
Subject with 1 or 2 credits
GS 1000Use of Library
MA 1101Applied Composition I

First and Second Year (Freshmen and Sophomore)
During the freshmen year, all students in Martin de Tours School of Management and Economics pursues the same study plan consisting of general education courses and business core courses, which provide them with the basic knowledge on all the disciplines in business. The study plan also prepares the students with an adequate knowledge to select a concentration that suits his/her ability, background, and preferences.
Third and Fourth Years (Junior and Senior)
During the junior and senior years, students who select the Finance Major follow the program of studies:
1. Ten Major Required Courses
2. Five Concentration Courses
Plan A: Major Concentration Courses Or
Plan B: Business Concentration Courses Or
Plan C: Major Elective Courses
3. Three Free Elective Courses




First year 
Total19 (18-3-38)
First semester
Course codeCourse titlecredits
BG 1001English I3 (2-3-6)
MA 1200Mathematics for Business3 (3-0-6)
SA 1201Statistics I3 (3-0-6)
BG 1400Business Law I3 (3-0-6)
GE 1204Physical Educations1 (1-0-2)
GE 1301Environmental Science 3 (3-0-6)
GE 1403Communication in Thai3 (3-0-6)
Second semester 
Total18 (17-5-36)
Course codeCourse titlecredits
ACT 1600Fundamentals of Financial Accounting3 (3-0-6)
BG 1002English II3 (2-3-6)
BG 1401Business Law II3 (3-0-6)
SA 2200Statistics II3 (3-0-6)
ECO 2201Microeconomics3 (3-0-6)
MIS 1221Computer Literacy0 (0-2-0)
MGT 1101Introduction to Business3 (3-0-6)

Second year 
Total18 (17-3-36)
First semester
Course codeCourse titlecredits
ACT 2620Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting3 (3-0-6)
BG 2000English III3 (2-3-6)
ECO 2202Macroeconomics3 (3-0-6)
MIS 2111Introduction to Management Information Systems3 (3-0-6)
MGT 2404Managerial Psychology3 (3-0-6)
MGT 2900Principles of Management3 (3-0-6)
Second semester 
Total18 (17-5-36)
Course codeCourse titlecredits
BG 2001English IV3 (2-3-6)
FIN 2201Principles of Finance3 (3-0-6)
GE 2101World Civilization3 (3-0-6)
GE 2202Ethics3 (3-0-6)
IBM 2201International Business Environment3 (3-0-6)
MKT 2280Principles of Marketing3 (3-0-6)

Third year 
Total18 (19-1-31)
First semester
Course codeCourse titlecredits
MIS 2221Quantitative Analysis Tools0 (0-1-1)
FIN 3101Corporate Finance3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3102Business and Economics Analysis for Decision Making3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3905Operations Management3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3907Business Communication3 (3-0-6)
Two Free Elective Courses6 credits
Second semester 
Total18 (16-4-34)
Course codeCourse titlecredits
FIN 3201Investment3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3202Financial Reporting and Analysis3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3203Bank Management3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3940Business Research Methodology3 (3-0-6)
One Plan A / Plan B / Plan C Course3 credits
One Plan A / Plan B / Plan C Course3 credits

Fourth year 
Total18 credits
First semester
Course codeCourse titlecredits
FIN 4101Financial Management3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4102International Finance3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4103Derivatives Securities3 (2-2-5)
FIN 4104Quantitative Analysis for Financial Decisions3 (3-0-6)
One Plan A/ Plan B / Plan C Course3 credits
One Plan A/ Plan B / Plan C Course3 credits
Second semester 
Total15 (15-0-30)
Course codeCourse titlecredits
FIN 4201Special Topics in Finance3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4202Corporate Strategies and Financial Policies3 (3-0-6)
MGT 4914Entrepreneurship3 (3-0-6)
One Plan A / Plan B /Plan C3 (3-0-6)
One free elective course3 (3-0-6)


Minor
The Finance Department offers the following courses as core course and Plan B Business Concentration (Finance) for other programs of Martin de Tours School of Management and Economics as well as a minor in Finance for the Bachelor of Arts Programs of the Faculty of Arts.
FIN 2201Principles of Finance3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3101Business and Economic Analysis for Decision Making
Corporate Finance
3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3102Business and Economic Analysis for Decision Making
(Substituted with FIN3202 Financial Reporting and Analysis for MGT students)
3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3201Investment3 (3-0-6)
FIN 4101Financial Management
(Substituted with FIN4102 International Finance for MGT students)
3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3231Financial Feasibility Planning3 (3-0-6)
FIN 3203Bank Management3 (3-0-6)