FIN 1020: Personal Finance (3)
An introduction to financial planning. Topics include money management and personal budgets, credit, insurance and investment vehicles such as stocks, bonds and mutual funds.
FIN 3100: Money, Banking, and Financial Markets (3)
Prerequisite: ECO 1050 or ECO 2060
A study of money, central banking, and financial markets. Topics include the Federal Reserve, commercial banking and deposit creation; financial intermediaries and regulation; the Fed and monetary control; financial markets and interest rates; and topics in international finance.
FIN 3820: Principles of Finance (3)
Prerequisite: C or better in MTH 1010 or higher numbered math course and BUS 2110
Corequisite: ACC 2020 and ECO 2250
An introduction to the theory of ﬁ nance. Topics include time value of money; valuation of stocks and bonds; modern portfolio theory; CAPM; and the efﬁcient markets hypothesis.
FIN 3830: Financial Management (3)
Prerequisite: FIN 3820
An introduction to principles of ﬁnancial management. Topics include ﬁnancial statements; the ﬁrm and its ﬁnancial environment, discounted cash ﬂ ow analysis, how corporations issues securities, concepts of risk and return; the cost of capital; capital structure; debt policy, dividend policy; ﬁnancial statement analysis; and ﬁnancial planning.
FIN 3920: Investment Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing
An introduction to principles of investment in stocks, bonds, and other ﬁnancial assets. Topics include securities markets, portfolio theory, valuation of common stocks, market efﬁciency, valuation of bonds, and portfolio management.
FIN 4200: International Financial Management (3)
Prerequisite: ECO 2060
A study of the international monetary system and its relationship to U.S. trade and monetary policy. Topics include the foreign exchange market and exchange rate determination; the balance of payments; alternative exchange rate systems; and domestic monetary and ﬁscal policy in an open economy.