Finance Courses

FIN 3000 PERSONAL FINANCE (3 s.h.)

An introduction to the personal financial planning process designed to equip students with the skills needed to manage their personal financial resources. Topics include cash management, goal setting, tax planning, risk management, investment planning, retirement planning, and estate planning.

Offered: fall and spring
Cross-listed: BUS 3000


FIN 3320 MANAGERIAL FINANCE (3 s.h.)

Management of funds from the corporate perspective, with emphasis on security valuation, risk analysis, financial forecasting, capital budgeting, capital structure components and their costs, and dividend policy.

Prerequisites: ACC 2530, BUS 2160, and ECO 2620, or permission of the instructor, department chair, or school dean.
Offered: fall and spring
Cross-listed: BUS 3320


FIN 4120 INTERMEDIATE MANAGERIAL FINANCE (3 s.h.)

Additional financial management concepts and practices; extensive case analysis with focus on the capital asset pricing model.

Prerequisite: BUS 3320 or permission of the instructor, department chair, or school dean
Offered: spring, odd years
Cross-listed: BUS 4120


FIN 4150 INVESTMENT AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT (3 s.h.)

A survey of investment alternatives with emphasis on security evaluation, features of trading, the regulatory structure, and the design of portfolios.

Prerequisite: BUS 3320 or permission of the instructor, department chair, or school dean
Offered: as needed
Cross-listed: BUS 4150


FIN 4370 FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND MARKETS (3 s.h.)

A survey of the major financial intermediaries with emphasis upon balance sheet account management, the principal securities traded, and the markets in which the trading occurs.

Prerequisites: ACC 2510, ACC 2530, ECO 2610, and ECO 2620, or permission of the instructor, department chair, or school dean
Offered: as needed
Crossed-listed: BUS 4370