• Courses

    FINA 3099, 4099 (1-4 credits) Special Topics Designed to meet special needs of upper-level students. May be repeated as topic varies.

    FINA 3333 International Finance (3-3-0) See ECON 3333 for course description.) Prerequisites: ECON 2333, FINA 3341. As needed

    FINA 3341 Principles of Financial Management (3-3-0) Fundamentals of liquidity management, capital budgeting, financial structure; internal and external sources of funds, and discounted cash flow techniques. Prerequisites: ACCT 2312 and BSAD 2302. Fall, Spring

    FINA 3342 Capital Markets (3-3-0) Money and capital markets; the effects of the market environment on financial management. Prerequisite: ECON 2333. Spring

    FINA 3344 Money and Banking (3-3-0) (Also ECON 3344) History and theory of banking; money and capital markets; central banking; monetary policy. Prerequisite: ECON 2333. Fall, Spring

    FINA 4341 Investments (3-3-0) The history and future of security markets; the development of skills relating to personal portfolio management; technical/fundamental analysis and the valuation of stocks; valuation of and investments in bonds and fixed income securities. Prerequisite: FINA 3341. Fall

    FINA 4342 Case Studies in Finance (3-3-0) Analysis of written cases and articles concerning cost of capital, capital markets, capital budgeting, asset management, mergers and acquisitions, and other related topics. This class should be taken in the finance major’s final year. Prerequisites: FINA 3341 and Senior standing. Spring

    FINA 4343 Commercial Bank Management (3-3-0) The organization and structure of banks and the banking industry; the regulatory environment; lending policies and procedures; managing deposit services and non-deposit liabilities; off balance sheet activities. Prerequisites: FINA 3341 and 3344. Fall

    FINA 4351 Advanced Investments (3-3-0) This course is designed to provide a unifying approach to the valuation of derivative products, also known as contingent claims. Topics of particular interest include futures contracts, options, and swaps. Trading strategies involving options, including hedging and speculative positions, will be an integral component of the course. Prerequisite: FINA 4341. As needed

    FINA 4353 Corporate Finance (3-3-0) The purpose of this course is a comprehensive examination of the role of financial managers as decision-makers in the corporate environment. The course is designed to focus specifically on corporate financial planning, risk and return trade-off, capital budgeting, cost of capital, capital structure, and dividend policy. Prerequisite: FINA 3341. Spring

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