Finance Courses (FIN)

FIN 2210
Personal Financial Planning (3)
  Introduction and comprehensive overview of personal financial planning. Topics include introduction to financial planning, managing assets, credit, insurance, investments, retirement and estate planning.
FIN 3331
Managerial Finance (3)
  Analysis, planning and control of key financial decisions of the firm. Prerequisites: Lower-level Core, ACT 2291, ACT 2292, MTH 1112, and QM 2241.
FIN 3332
Financial Management II (3)
  Second course in a sequence of corporate finance. Continuation of FIN 3331 with focus on topics in financial management not covered in FIN 3331. Prerequisites: FIN 3331.
FIN 3333
Financial Mathematics (3)
  Analysis of time value of money as it applies to loans, securities, banks, annuities, and insurance. Prerequisite: MTH 1112.
FIN 3334
Financial Statement Analysis (3)
  The process of understanding financial statements by financial analysts and credit analysts, and other uses of financial data.
Prerequisite: FIN 3331.
FIN 3336
Real Estate Finance I (3)
  Procedures and operations of real estate mortgage markets. Prerequisite: FIN 3331.
FIN 3360
Entrepreneurial Finance (3)
  This course covers financial issues related to entrepreneurship. The focus is on how to apply financial tools and skills to entrepreneurial businesses. The topics covered in this course include financial management and planning, financial statement analysis, time value of money, capital budgeting, working capital management and sustainability. Prerequisites: FIN 3331, MGT 4475.
FIN 4419
Derivatives (3)
  This course examines theory and usage of forward contracts, future contracts, index futures, Markov and Wiener processes, Black Scholes analysis, options, Indexed options, and hedging using naked and covered positions, and other nonstandard derivative securities. Prerequisite: FIN 3331.
FIN 4431
Intermediate Financial Management (3) (capstone)
  Analysis of financial management of a firm at the intermediate level, with emphasis on the corporation. Includes more advanced analysis of topics covered in FIN 3331 as well as other advanced topics. Prerequisites: FIN 4432, FIN 4435, FIN 4437.
FIN 4432
Investments (3)
  Financial analysis of investments, including markets, institutions, and instruments with emphasis on security analysis, portfolio analysis, and financial planning. Prerequisite: FIN 3331.
FIN 4434
Financial Modeling (3)
  This course provides an examination of standard financial models used in corporate finance, financial statement stimulation, portfolio problems, options, portfolio insurance, duration, and immunization. The primary focus of study is on the application of strategic models of decision making and marketplace activity within the stimulated environments which approximate real time.
Prerequisite: FIN 4432
FIN 4435
International Finance (3)
  A comprehensive introduction and overview of international finance with emphasis upon multinational corporation management, international trade, foreign exchange, and international financial markets, institutions, and instruments.
Prerequisite: FIN 3331.
FIN 4436
Securities Analysis (3)
  Introduction and comprehensive overview of securities analysis. Topics include stocks, bonds. Mutual funds, taxes, annuities, new issues, IPOs, OTC, exchanges, options, margin trading, short selling, laws and regulations, and fundamental technical, and modern security and portfolio analysis techniques. Prerequisite: FIN 4432
FIN 4437
Financial Institutions (3)
  A comprehensive study of financial markets, institutions, instruments, etc. Prerequisite: FIN 3331.
FIN 4438
Bank Management (3)
  Introduction and comprehensive overview of bank management. Topics include: organization, regulation, performance, asset management, liabilities management, credit policy, loan evaluation, global banking, bank mergers and acquisitions, etc.
Prerequisites: FIN 3336, 4432, 4437.
FIN 4440
Real Estate Finance II (3)
  Second course in a sequence on real estate finance. Continuation of FIN 3336. Prerequisite: FIN 3336
FIN 4454
Public Finance (3)
  This course examines and analyses public finance from the perspective of the financial management of governmental enterprises. It examines revenues and expenditures at all levels of government, the financial management of government enterprises, and effects of public finance on business and finance and personal finance. Prerequisite: FIN 3331.
FIN 4491-4492
Guided Independent Research (1 to 3 credit hours per course per semester)
  Additional information is indexed under Independent Study and Research. Note: This course may not be substituted for any required course.
FIN 4493-4494
Guided Independent Study (1 to 3 credit hours per course per semester)
  Additional information is indexed under Independent Study and Research. Note: This course may not be substituted for any required course.
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