Global Energy Management Track in Finance

OVERVIEW:
Energy is the largest industry in the world and commands a diverse spectrum of operations. Energy isn’t all hardhats and smokestacks. Powering the planet takes business leadership and is the perfect environment for aspiring business people of all kinds, offering lucrative jobs, exotic travel, exciting challenges and a chance to be a part of something big.

CURRICULUM:
A 3.25 UH GPA is required to file for the GEM Track in Finance.

Successful completion of:
• FINA 4320: Investment Management
• FINA 4330: Corporate Finance

Select twelve semester hours (4 classes) from thefollowing options:
• FINA 4350: Derivatives 1: Options
• FINA 4351: Derivatives 2: Futures and Swaps
• FINA 4357: Commercial Liability
• FINA 4358: Commercial Property
• FINA 4359: Energy Insurance and RiskManagement
• FINA 4360: International Financial Management
• FINA 4370: Energy Trading
• FINA 4371: Energy Value Chain
• FINA 4372: Upstream Economics
• FINA 4373: Petrochemical and Refining Economics
• FINA 4375: Economics of Energy
• FINA 4397: Selected Topics in Finance (must have energy or oil in the title or description)
• or other approved energy-related finance courses (see advisor)

Select six semester hours (2 classes) of approved advanced electives:
Sequence of:
• ACCT 3366: Financial Reporting Frameworks
• ACCT 3367: Intermediate Accounting I
• SCM 4302: Energy Supply Chain
• SCM 4312: Project Management for Energy Industries
• TECH 4310: Future of Energy and the Environment
• ECON 3385: Economics of Energy
• HIST 3349: War, Globalization and Terror
• ENRG 3310: Energy and Sustainability
• ENRG 4320: Case Studies in Energy & Sustainability
• or other approved advanced business courses (see advisor)

TOP JOB TITLES:
Accounting Analyst
Analyst
Contract Administrator
Credit Representative
Financial Analyst
Land Analyst
Operations Analyst
Risk Control Analyst
Tender Analyst

TOP EMPLOYERS:
Argis Energy Risk
Direct Energy
National Oilwell Varco
Noble Energy
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OXY
Schlumbereger
Sequent Energy Mangement
Shell
Southwestern Energy
Targa Resources
Williams

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