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Finance (FIN)


2010-2012 Catalog

Finance (FIN)

110 Personal Finance (3) Concepts essential for a reasonable understanding of our modern economic and financial system and for living within that system. Decisions relating to money management, credit and borrowing, real estate ownership, savings, and investment are studied from the standpoint of the individual consumer. Recommended for non-business majors. F10, F11

212 Field Studies In Finance (1-3) Provides non-traditional adult learners with limited business experiences and presently enrolled freshmen and sophomores an opportunity to apply general business knowledge to selected business projects. Pass-Fail only. Prerequisite: Consent of cooperating instructor and department chair. F10, S11, F11, S12

288 Independent Study-Finance (1-3) Concentrated study of various business problems. Prerequisite: Consent of cooperating instructor and department chair. F10, S11, F11, S12

301 Study Abroad (0-6) Field trips designed by department faculty to give students direct experiences in foreign countries. Each program includes preparatory reading, orientation meetings, a faculty-supervised study tour, and a detailed written evaluation of learning situations associated with the course. With consent of the relevant program and content adaptation, programs provided by other agencies can be considered for this credit. Students must obtain approval for taking these courses prior to participation. Otherwise the course may not count.  For specific degree requirements consult your advisor. Course can be repeated only if the content is different. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. F10, S11, F11, S12

320 Principles of Finance (3) Financial analysis, time value of money, planning and control, decisions involving long-term assets, sources of long-term financing, financial structure, cost of capital, and integrated topics in financial management. Prerequisites: *. F10, S11, F11, S12

321 Managerial Finance (3) Application to the firm of the principles of financial management using analytical techniques as well as case studies. Emphasis is on the solution of problems facing the financial manager in the corporate setting. Prerequisites: *, FIN 320. S11, S12

400 Finance Internship (2-7) Opportunity for students to earn academic credit by extending classroom learning to current area business settings. Students obtain the cooperation of an employer and prepare a learning contract. Pass-Fail only. Prerequisites: *, Consent of cooperating instructor and department chair. F10, S11, F11, S12

412 Field Studies in Finance (1-3) Provides nontraditional adult learners with some academic and/or broad business experiences and presently enrolled juniors and seniors an opportunity to apply general business knowledge to selected business projects. Pass-Fail only. Prerequisites: *, consent of cooperating instructor and department chair. F10, S11, F11, S12

420 Principles of Insurance and Risk Management (3) Principles of risk insurance and their application to business management and personal affairs. Includes risk identification diversification and management as well as retirement plans, employee benefits, annuities and various types of insurance, such as life, health, fire, automobile and general liability insurance.  Prerequisites: *, FIN 320 or consent of instructor. F10, F11

426 Investments (3) Examination of a variety of investment vehicles and their use in portfolio development, risk diversification, and capital growth. A study of how different markets function and how individual investors can select securities that best meet their needs. Includes overview of the history and regulation of the securities markets. Prerequisites: *, or consent of instructor. S11, S12

488 Independent Study-Finance (1-3) Concentrated study of various business problems. Prerequisites: *. Consent of cooperating instructor and department chair. F10, S11, F11, S12

*Prerequisites: ACCT 200, 201; BUS 270; ITS 108; ECON 250, 251; MATH 151 or 240; WRIT 101,102; COMM 110; all but 12 credits of remaining General Education requirements

 


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