Finance

Courses

FIN 150 - Financial Literacy

Level: Credits: 4.0

Financial literacy is designed to help students understand their personal financial lives. Students will be exposed to how to make everyday decisions (e.g., rent/buy a house or lease/own a car) as well as understand credit cards, student loans, consumer purchasing decisions, insurance, and other financial decisions.

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Not repeatable for credit

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1 year 3 weeks ago

FIN 301 - Introduction to Finance

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Covers financial structure of a corporation, short-and long-term financial policies, sources and uses of capital funds, asset valuation, capital budgeting, and corporate growth.

(STAT 201 [Min Grade: D] or STAT 205 [Min Grade: D] or STAT 261 [Min Grade: D]) and (ACCT 115 [Min Grade: D] or ACCT 110 [Min Grade: D] or HRM 310 [Min Grade: D])

Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

1 year 24 weeks ago

FIN 302 - Intermediate Corporate Finance

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Provides an in-depth treatment of long-term financing decisions, including estimation of the cost of capital, financial leverage, dividend policy, and working capital analysis.

FIN 301 [Min Grade: C] and (STAT 202 [Min Grade: C] or STAT 206 [Min Grade: C])

Not repeatable for credit

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4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 321 - Investment Securities & Markets

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Covers stocks, bonds, other investment vehicles, and operation and regulation of the stock market.

FIN 301 [Min Grade: C] and (STAT 202 [Min Grade: C] or STAT 206 [Min Grade: C])

Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

1 year 24 weeks ago

FIN 323 - Risk Management

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Provides a fundamental understanding of risk and return, modern portfolio theory, asset pricing models, performance evaluation, and the use of derivatives to hedge and manage risk.

FIN 321 [Min Grade: C] and (STAT 202 [Min Grade: C] or STAT 206 [Min Grade: C])

Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 325 - Financial Institutions and Markets

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Covers understanding of the financial system from the money-creation process to the functioning of the Federal Reserve System to the role and management of financial institutions.

FIN 301 [Min Grade: C] and (STAT 202 [Min Grade: C] or STAT 206 [Min Grade: C])

Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 332 - Investment Analysis

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Introduces investment analysis, with particular emphasis on financial statement analysis.

FIN 321 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 335 - Entrepreneurial Finance

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

The purpose of the course is to bring financial management decision, tools and techniques typically applied in corporate contexts into the realm of entrepreneurship. This course presents the importance of understanding and applying entrepreneurial finance methods and tools to help ensure a successful venture.

FIN 301 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 338 - Money and Capital Markets

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Covers the organization and operation of the money and capital markets and key institutional financial intermediaries.

FIN 325 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 340 - Seminar in Finance

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Covers current topics and selected cases in finance.

FIN 302 [Min Grade: D] and FIN 321 [Min Grade: D] and FIN 325 [Min Grade: D]

Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

1 year 24 weeks ago

FIN 341 - Applied Portfolio Management

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

This course covers topics related to portfolio management. Students will learn how to analyze industries, select securities for inclusion in investment portfolios, and analyze portfolio performance. Students will participate in the management of a real investment portfolio for the duration of the course.

FIN 321 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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1 year 24 weeks ago

FIN 342 - Advanced Portfolio Management

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

This course covers advanced topics related to portfolio management. Students will learn how to analyze industries and the investment potential of individual securities in depth. They will also learn advanced methods for analyzing portfolio performance and investment strategy. Students will participate in the management of a real investment portfolio for the duration of the course.

FIN 341 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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1 year 24 weeks ago

FIN 346 - Global Financial Management

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Examines the investment and financing strategies of multinational corporations. Covers topics including capital acquisition in the international environment, international investment borrowing, international corporate restructuring, currency swaps and recapitalizations, hedging techniques, and international risk-management instruments.

FIN 301 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 450 - Personal Wealth Management

Level: Credits: 4.0

The focus of this course will be on the logic and principles underlying personal financial management as well as implementing tools and techniques for achieving sound financial goals. Topics include: investment decision analysis, consumer credit, tax planning, actuarial opportunities, financial investment strategies, and retirement planning.

FIN 302 [Min Grade: C] and FIN 321 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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1 year 3 weeks ago

FIN 601 - Corporate Financial Management

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

The analysis of corporate investment and financing decisions, including capital budgeting, capital structure, and working capital management.

BUSN 505 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 506 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 507 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 508 [Min Grade: C] or (BUSN 501 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 502 [Min Grade: C]) and STAT 601 [Min Grade: C] or STAT 602 [Min Grade: C] or STAT 610 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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1 year 24 weeks ago

FIN 602 - Advanced Financial Management

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Provides an in-depth treatment of long-term financing decisions, including estimation of the cost of capital, financial leverage, dividend policy, and capital structure determination.

FIN 601 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 610 - Corporate Governance

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Examines the role of corporate governance in effective financial management. Topics include corporate structure, executive compensation, and boards of directors.

FIN 601 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 622 - Fin Institutions & Markets

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Analyzes the economic functions of financial markets and intermediaries. Examines monetary policy formation and its impact on financial markets.

FIN 601 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 624 - Risk Management

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Provides a fundamental understanding of risk and return, modern portfolio theory, asset pricing models, performance evaluation, and the use of derivatives to hedge and manage risk.

FIN 601 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 626 - Investment Management

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Covers theoretical and analytical frameworks used to value securities such as common stocks and bonds.

FIN 601 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 635 - Entrepreneurial Finance

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

The purpose of the course is to bring financial management decision, tools and techniques typically applied in corporate contexts into the realm of entrepreneurship. This course presents the importance of understanding and applying entrepreneurial finance methods and tolls to help ensure a successful venture.

FIN 601 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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1 year 10 weeks ago

FIN 640 - Mergers and Acquisitions

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Covers internal vs. external growth, forces of expansion, analysis of relevant quantitative factors, accounting and tax problems, and forms of expansion.

FIN 602 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 642 - Bus Conditions & Forecast

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Introduces various techniques such as trend analysis, time series analysis, and econometric methods to forecast business fluctuations and financial asset prices.

FIN 601 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 648 - Intl Financial Mgmt

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Uses analytical tools and data to formulate optimal financing and investment strategies in global markets. Analyzes exchange rate determination and international asset price linkages.

FIN 601 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 650 - Derivative Securities

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

The analysis and pricing of derivative securities including futures and options; applications to risk management and portfolio management.

FIN 624 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 660 - Advanced Portfolio Management

Level: Credits: 3.0

The course is designed to provide the student with a fundamental understanding of portfolio management; introduce the student to international investing and alternative investment strategies; foster intuitive understanding of the material; and integrate theoretical concepts with practical investment applications.

FIN 601 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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1 year 3 weeks ago

FIN 790 - Seminar in Finance

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Requires students to present the results of research on the application of financial theory to the establishment of financial policy. Requires oral report and written paper of graduate quality.

FIN 602 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 794 - Seminar in Investments

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Requires students to present the results of research on the application of theory to portfolio management problems.

FIN 626 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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4 years 31 weeks ago

FIN 910 - Doctoral Seminar in Corporate Governance

Level: Credits: 3.0

Doctoral Seminar on research in Corporate Governance. Topics include board composition, executive compensation, and governance effects on mergers and acquisitions.

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Not repeatable for credit

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1 year 24 weeks ago

FIN 921 - Doctoral Seminar in Behavioral Finance

Level: Credits: 3.0

Much of finance research is based on market participants and managers behaving rationally. Financial decisions in the lab and the field systematically deviate from rational benchmarks, despite pecuniary incentives to get it right. Behavioral finance examines these deviations and their implications for welfare and prices. This course provides an introduction to the field for doctoral students in financial economics.

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Not repeatable for credit

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1 year 24 weeks ago

FIN I399 - Independent Study in FIN

Level: Credits: 12.0

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

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Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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28 weeks 6 days ago

FIN T480 - Special Topics in FIN

Level: Credits: 0.5-12.0

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

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Can be repeated multiple times for credit

Can enroll if classification is Senior.

1 year 3 weeks ago

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