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FIN-Finance

FIN301 - Financial Management

An introduction course in finance. It covers the fundamental analytical skills used in the modern corporate world. Topics include financial ratio analysis, time value of money, risk and return, stock valuation, bond valuation, cost of capital, capital budgeting and working capital management. Prerequisites: MAT 181 and ACC 200 or ACC 201 (3 crs.)

FIN302 - Advanced Financial Management

A continuation of FIN 301. An intensive study of capital budgeting, capital structure, working capital management, leasing vs. buying, distribution in shareholders, mergers, bankruptcy, multinational finance and analysis of cases relating to financial decisions of firms. Prerequisite: FIN 301 (3 crs.)

FIN304 - Personal Finance

A guide to personal finance to best meet one’s objectives and make financial decisions easier. Topics include: budgets, major purchases, use of credit and bank loans, insurance, real estate and investment in securities, taxes and estate planning. (3 crs.)

FIN305 - Investments

An advanced course in finance, describing the most common analytical tools and skills in financial investment management. Topics include: financial market, securities types, economic analysis, risk and return, industry analysis, fundamental analysis, portfolio theory, behavioral finance, technical analysis and portfolio management. Prerequisite: FIN 301 (3 crs.)

FIN311 - Financial Markets and Institutions

Description and analysis of major financial institutions, money, and capital markets. Current topics in financial markets and institutions. Prerequisite: ECO 202 (3 crs.)

FIN331 - International Financial Management

An advanced course in finance. It discusses the fundamental economic and financial issues faced by multinational corporations. It consists of: International monetary system, balance of payment, foreign exchange theory and market, futures and option markets, foreign exchange exposure management, and international financial markets. Prerequisites: ECO 201, ECO 202, and FIN 301 (3 crs.)

FIN492 - Finance Internship

On the completion of this course, the student should be able to see how the knowledge acquired in the finance courses is applied in real-world situations. It provides students with the opportunity to translate academic principles to real-world situations and to test their career interests. It will also enable students to determine what additional skills are needed to be successful in the workplace. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. (Repeatable; variable credits; a maximum of 12 credits may be used toward a baccalaureate degree) (Variable 1-12 crs.)