FIN 310, FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS, 4 credits. The course introduces students to the techniques of analyzing financial statements from the point of view of creditors and investors. It is required of students concentrating in finance and strongly recommended to business students who have interest in taking the chartered financial analyst (CFA) examinations. Prerequisite: ACC 240.
FIN 320, BUSINESS FINANCE, 3 credits. The course reviews the economic foundations of finance, including the time value of money and applications to annuities and the valuation of fixed-income and equity securities. Students are introduced to short-term and long-term techniques of financial management. The course concludes by examining financing policy, capital budgeting techniques, and issues in international financial management. Prerequisites: ACC 240, BAD 260, and ECON 230.
FIN 330, CORPORATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, 4 credits. This course is an advanced treatment and extension of the materials covered in FIN 320. The course combines lectures and short cases to help students advance their analytical and decision-making skills in financial management. Prerequisite: FIN 320.
FIN 350, FINANCIAL MARKETS, 4 credits. This course examines the role of financial assets and their markets in the global economy. Prerequisites: ECON 230, ECON 240, and FIN 320.
FIN 370, INVESTMENTS: ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT, 4 credits. The course is an in-depth study and application of the techniques of investment strategies of investing in a global economy. Prerequisite: FIN 320.
FIN 410, INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, 4 credits. This course examines the methods used by multinational corporations to manage exposures to accounting, economic, political, and sovereign risks. Topics covered in FIN 320 are reexamined from this perspective. Prerequisite: FIN 320.
FIN 420, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS MANAGEMENT, 4 credits. The course begins with an overview of the financial services industry. It will examine risk management techniques and how managers use these techniques in their day-to-day management of bank assets and liabilities. Prerequisites: FIN 320.