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2012-2014 Catalog

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Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
FIN 189Finance Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
FIN 210Personal Finance3.00
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.
FIN 212Field Studies In Finance1.00 - 3.00
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. Consent of cooperating instructor and department chair.
FIN 288Independent Study in Finance1.00 - 3.00
Concentrated study of various business problems.
Prerequisites:
Consent of cooperating Instructor and Department Chair.
FIN 289Finance Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
FIN 301Study Abroad0.00 - 6.00
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 cooperating instructor.
FIN 320Principles Of Finance3.00
Examines the basic principles and concepts of financial management. Topics include time value of money, valuation, risk ,financial analysis and planning, working capital management, cost of capital, capital structure and capital budgeting,
Prerequisites:
Admitted to DBE or consent of cooperating instructor and department chair.
FIN 321Managerial Finance3.00
Advanced concepts and techniques of financial management, emphasizing the overall environment and decision making by financial managers. Topics include: modern portfolio theory, capital structure theory, and case studies.
Prerequisites:
Admitted to DBE and FIN 320.
FIN 389Finance Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
FIN 400Finance Internship2.00 - 7.00
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:
Admitted to DBE, consent of cooperating instructor and department chair.
FIN 412Field Studies In Finance1.00 - 3.00
Provides non-traditional 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:
Admitted to DBE and consent of coopering instructor and department chair.
FIN 420Principles of Insurance and Risk Management3.00
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:
Admitted to DBE and FIN 320, or consent of instructor.
FIN 426Investments3.00
The study of financial securities, their valuation, and the markets where they are traded. Analyze economic and market factors affecting risk, returns, and timing of investment decisions. Examine investment decision making within the framework of modern portfolio theory. Alternative investments including derivatives (options and futures) are also examined.
Prerequisites:
Admitted to DBE and FIN 320 or consent of instructor.
FIN 488Independent Study-Finance1.00 - 3.00
Concentrated study of various business problems.
Prerequisites:
Admitted to DBE, consent of cooperating instructor and department chair.
FIN 489Finance Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.

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