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Lab Courses

FE511 Introduction to Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters

This course is designed to teach students the nature and availability of the financial data available at Stevens. The focus of the course will be on equity, futures, FX, options, swaps, CDS’s, interest rate swaps etc. They will learn to how use a Bloomberg terminal.

FE513 Database Design

The course provides an introduction to SQL databases and NoSQL databases as available to the Hanlon Financial Systems Lab. At the end of the course the students will be familiar with all the lab resources as well as a working knowledge on how to use them.

FE516 MATLAB for Finance

In this course the students will learn the basics of Matlab programming using financial data and applications. The language will be introduced using financial data and applications.

FE518 Mathematica for Finance

The course provides an introduction to programming, graphics, and financial data analysis using Mathematica. Students will learn programming in Mathematica Software, starting with elementary but quickly moving to advanced programming.

FE521 Web Design

This course is designed to teach students basic knowledge of PHP and Database (MySQL). Students will also learn how to create dynamically generated web pages using PHP and how to connect to databases.

FE512 Database Engineering

The course provides an introduction to SQL databases and NoSQL databases as available to the Hanlon Financial Systems Lab. At the end of the course the students will be familiar with all the lab resources as well as a working knowledge on how to use them.

FE515 R in Finance

This course is designed for both graduate and undergraduate students. It covers some fundamental topics in the statistical programming language R, as well as some basic applications in finance.

FE517 SAS for Finance

In this course the students will learn the basics of SAS programming using financial data and applications. The course provides an introduction to programming, graphics, and data analysis using SAS Software.

FE520 Introduction to Python for Financial Applications

This course is a primer on Python (language syntax, data structures, basic data processing, Python functions, modules and classes). The remainder of the course covers open source Python tools relevant to solving financial programming problems.

FE522 C++ Programming in Finance

This course is designed for first year graduate students and advanced undergraduate students in Financial Engineering. The goal is for the students to learn the foundation of C++ programming in Finance Engineering.