Curriculum Details

30 TOTAL
CREDITS REQUIRED

In as few as two years, you'll complete 10 courses—including 18 credits of foundational business courses, 9 credits of economic crime courses, and one elective course—for a total of 30 credits.

You'll explore the intricacies of data intelligence, critical thinking, quantitative analysis, and financial models. Upon graduation, you'll have the knowledge and competencies that can support you in your preparation to sit for the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) exam and the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) exam.

The curriculum course abstracts on this page are meant to provide a high-level course overview and subject to change based on term, faculty, and/or institutional requirements. View the official course descriptions as written in the Utica College Academic Catalog and in adherence to regional compliance.

Required Courses

Credit Hours

Business Core Total Hours:

ECN 610 Managerial EconomicsCredit Hours: 3

Explore economic forces and how they relate to a firm's profitability and growth, as well as economic thinking. You'll take a close look at principles of microeconomics and how they apply to managerial decision-making.

FIN 601 Advanced Financial ManagementCredit Hours: 3

Explore corporate financial analysis, working capital management, and capital budgeting issues while learning to use financial models and tools that inform leaders about the long-term viability of a business and to discover financial fraud.

MGT 610 Core Topics in ManagementCredit Hours: 3

Investigate the various functions and ethical impacts of management within an organization. You'll examine strategy, research and development, marketing, operations, and the supply chain.

ACC 605 Financial Reporting and AnalysisCredit Hours: 3

Learn to analyze and interpret financial statement information. You'll explore how to analyze a firm's financial performance and accounting methods, forecast the firm's future pro forma financial statements, and estimate the intrinsic value of the firm.

MGT 619 Strategic Management and LeadershipCredit Hours: 3

Develop an effective leadership style based on current theories and research. You'll analyze case studies to cultivate skills in strategic competitive analysis, assessing business risk, and effective implementation and execution of strategies.

ECN 607 Quantitative Analysis for ManagementCredit Hours: 3

Learn about scientific approaches to decision-making including descriptive and inferential statistics. You'll study probability distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis and hypothesis testing, as well as analysis of variance and process control.

Economic Crime Core Total Hours:

FCM 535 Legal and Regulatory Issues for Fraud ManagementCredit Hours: 3

Examine the structure and design of organizations with a focus on systems theory and its impact on economic crime. Expand on your findings and apply them to today's environment.

FCM 603 Management for Fraud Prevention and DetectionCredit Hours: 3

Explore the development of counter-fraud technology, including proactive programs and tools for fraud detection and prevention in face-to-face transactions, e-commerce, and e-business. Examine models of production of fraud prevention and detection products.

FCM 604 Seminar in Fraud ManagementCredit Hours: 3

Research and discuss current policy and legal issues affecting fraud management. You'll explore topics including privacy, security, ethics, auditing, and compliance.

Electives Total Hours:

FCM 623 Advanced Fraud Investigation and AnalysisCredit Hours: 3

In this advanced course, you'll look at the different types of criminal fraud, methods used to detect and analyze occurrences of fraud, and techniques used in fraud investigation. You'll also examine the principles of interviewing and interrogation, file and case management, interaction with external investigation, regulations, and law enforcement.

FCM 632 Information and Communication SecurityCredit Hours: 3

Study the issues and concepts related to the protection of information and information systems. You'll explore the threats and vulnerabilities that can impact communication, and the methods of securing communications, information systems, and computer technology. Examine the legal, ethical, and privacy issues related to information security.

 
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