Finance Undergraduate Courses

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The development of personal investment strategies using money and credit. Securities and portfolio management, budgeting, insurance, taxes, retirement programs, and estate planning.  [ 4 cr. ]

Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
A1 IND EPC 206 M 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
D1 IND FLR 121 R 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Introduction to tools of financial analysis and the problems of financial management including cash, profitability, and capital budgeting. Various sources of corporate funds are considered- short-, intermediate-, and long-term arrangements. MA 120, MA 213, EC 101, and EC 102 are strongly recommended before taking this course.   [ 4 cr. ]

Introduction to international financial markets and institutions. Foreign exchange markets, capital flows; speculation and analysis of alternative foreign investment; financial planning for multinational corporations; and analysis of sources and uses of corporate funds abroad.   [ 4 cr. ]

Emphasizes issues of accounting, finance, and economics that are important in most management contexts. Introduction to tools of financial analysis and the problems of financial management including cash, profitability, and capital budgeting. Various sources of corporate funds are considered - short-, intermediate-, and long-term arrangements . Stresses understanding financial statements, planning and control, cost and benefit evaluation, cash flow analysis, and capital budgeting.   [ 4 cr. ]

Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
C1 IND EPC 204 W 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
C2 IND STH B19 W 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Financial forecasting and planning: capital budgeting, cost of capital, dividend policy, rate of return, and financial aspects of growth. Readings and extensive use of case studies.   [ 4 cr. ]

Investigation and analysis of organization, structure, and performance of U.S. money, capital, markets, and institutions. Examines regulation of the financial industry and the role of financial instruments.   [ 4 cr. ]

Mechanics of securities markets, types of available investments, and an introduction to determination of securities values. Problems of investment policy are approached through studies of portfolio selection methods, and the valuation of special classes of securities (i.e., growth stocks).   [ 4 cr. ]

Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
C1 IND FLR 134 W 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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