FIN: Finance Courses

College:Business

Courses

FIN 2104   Personal Financial Planning

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Survey of personal financial planning topics. Includes: managing money and credit, personal loans, insurance, investments, home ownership, and taxes. Meets General Education requirement in Social Sciences.

FIN 3144   Financial Planning with Business Applications

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

The course covers the business applications and considerations that owners and employees in various industries face (e.g. insurance, home/auto sales, retirement planning). Furthermore, this course considers a variety of consumer financial issues for personal household management. May not be used to satisfy a Finance elective in either the Finance major or the Finance minor.

FIN 3244   Financial Markets and Institutions

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: ACG 2071 AND ECO 2013 AND ECO 2023

Structure and functions of financial markets and institutions; interest rates, exchange rates, intermediation, and markets.

FIN 3403   Managerial Finance

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: ACG 2071 AND ECO 2013 AND ECO 2023 AND STA 2023

Analytical concepts available to financial manager in acquisition and effective utilization of funds in relation to other management functions.

FIN 3461   Financial Statement Analysis

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: FIN 3403

Introduction to the study of financial statements, including interpreting accounting data and analyzing financial statements. Cross Listed with ACG 3180. Prerequisites: FIN 3403 minimum grade of C.

FIN 3905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

FIN 4324   Commercial Bank Management

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: FIN 3244 AND FIN 3403

Measurement and management of the risks and returns assumed by commercial banks and near banks. Current issues in financial intermediation. Includes theory and practice.

FIN 4414   Financial Theory and Practice

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: FIN 3403

Designed as an extension of FIN 3403. Topics such as risk and return, stock and bond valuation, time value of money, and capital budgeting, will be covered in greater depth. New topics will include lease financing, hybrid financing, international finance, et al.

FIN 4424   Problems in Corporate Finance

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: FIN 3403 AND GEB 3213

Cases and readings in corporation finance in areas of capital budgeting, working capital management, capital structure, cost of capital, mergers, reorganizations, and international finance.

FIN 4504   Investments

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: FIN 3403

Introduction to an extensive development of theoretical concepts related to areas of securities analysis and portfolio management.

FIN 4514   Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: FIN 3244 AND FIN 4504

Portfolio construction, management and measurement bridging modern theory and practice.

FIN 4905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

FIN 4941   Financial Services Internship

1-6 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: FIN 3403

Supervised field practicum in financial services-related position. May include activities in any one or more of the functional areas in financial services (commercial banking, mutual funds and investments, insurance, real estate and personal financial planning). Graded on a satisfactory / unsatisfactory basis only. Permission is required.

FIN 5905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

FIN 6406   Financial Management

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Advanced treatment of investment and financing decisions of firms, emphasis on current theory and practice. Course contains a portfolio project. Permission is required.

FIN 6905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)