Finance (FIN)

FIN 211   Personal Finance   3 Units

This course will prepare students to make appropriate decisions regarding financial planning in career choices, investment, savings, income taxes, credit cards, loans, car and home purchases, asset protection, health expenses, insurance, and real estate.

FIN 331   Finance   3 Units

This is an introductory course to the principles and practices of managerial finance, sources and methods of raising capital, cash flow analysis, financial statement analysis, financial markets, and stockholder equity concerns. Additional concepts will include decision making with risk and use of operating and financial leverage. Prerequisites: General education math requirements and ACT 212.

FIN 332   Financial Statement Analysis   3 Units

This course will examine the analysis of financial statements for business valuation and strategic considerations; the ratio analysis and time value of money concepts used in order to analyze the financial conditions of a business organization; and credit analysis; and corporate finance issues. Prerequisite: ACT 211.

FIN 333   Investments   3 Units

Building upon FIN 331, this course will help students learn more about the strategic deployment of equities, debt and derivative instruments, diversification with appropriate levels of risk, time horizon, collateralization, and active investment portfolio management. Prerequisite: FIN 331.

FIN 335   Real Estate Finance   3 Units

In this course students will learn methods for analysis, acquisition, development, operation, financing, selling, and other investment strategies applied to residential, commercial, and institutional properties. Prerequisite: ACT 211.

FIN 445   International Finance   3 Units

This course will explain corporate strategies, opportunities, and processes for raising funds, investing, and developing financial relationships with global partners including a review of global stock markets, money exchanges, and foreign financial institutions. Prerequisite: FIN 331.

FIN 490A   Internship: Finance Major   1-2 Units

This course is a practical working experience in finance where students meet with their internship director before beginning their internship for advice and approval on placement. Regular student reports and written feedback from the sponsoring business are required and must demonstrate the skills acquired during the internship. Prerequisites: Business Major with Junior or Senior standing and MGT 321 and BUS 224. Students must take a minimum cumulative total of two (2) units earned in one (1) unit credit hours. Offered as a Pass/No Pass course.

FIN 490B   Internship: Finance Elective   1-6 Units

This course is a practical working experience in finance where students meet with their internship director before beginning their internship for advice and approval on placement. Regular student reports and written feedback from the sponsoring business are required and must demonstrate the skills acquired during the internship. Prerequisites: Business Major with Junior or Senior standing and MGT 321 and BUS 224. Students may take a maximum cumulative total of six (6) units earned in one (1) unit credit hours. Offered as a Pass/No Pass course.