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Courses in Finance

FINA 3311 |  Introduction to Corporate Finance                                            3 Credit Hours

A study of economic and institutional aspects of the financial environment and basic techniques of financial management of a firm.

Prerequisite: MATH 1314, MATH 1342,                                                  Offered: Fall/Yearly

ACCT 2301, ACCT 2302, BUSI 3401

FINA 3322 |  Risk Management and Insurance                                              3 Credit Hours

This course will focus on the study of the basic uses and functions of insurance as applied to the overall treatment of risk. Emphasis is on understanding how insurance helps to solve some personal financial problems. Basic insurance concepts, including review of the risks that households experience and the policies used to ensure against these risks, are presented from the viewpoint of the consumer.

Prerequisite: MATH 1314, MATH 1342                                                    Offered: As Needed

FINA 3363 |  Managerial Finance                                                                     3 Credit Hours

A study of problems and cases in financial decision-making, designed to increase student proficiency in the techniques of financial management.

Prerequisite: MATH 1314, MATH 1342,                                                   Offered: As Needed

ACCT 2301, ACCT 2302, BUSI 3401, FINA 3311

FINA 3364 |  Financial Institutions and Markets                                            3 Credit Hours

A comprehensive study of financial institutions that intermediate capital formation with emphasis on financial markets structure and instruments, money supply and the deposit expansion process.

Prerequisite: MATH 1314, MATH 1342, ECON 2301, FINA 3311                                                                              Offered: As Needed

FINA 3365 |  Short-Term Financial Management                                          3 Credit Hours

This course provides an understanding of cash management, credit/collection policy, inventory decisions and sources of short-term financing for corporations.

Prerequisite: MATH 1314, MATH 1342, ECON 2301, FINA 3311          Offered: As Needed

FINA 3366 |  Money and Banking                                                                    3 Credit Hours

This course examines the structure and operations of our monetary system and commercial banking. It provides an introductory look at central banking, money, and capital markets.

Prerequisite: MATH 1314, MATH 1342,                                                  Offered: Fall/Yearly

ACCT 2301, ACCT 2302, FINA3364

FINA 4361  |  Investment Management                                                             3 Credit Hours

An introduction to the development and management of investment portfolios, characteristics of investments, media sources of information, securities analysis and selection, and performance measurement.

Prerequisite: MATH 1314, MATH 1342, ECON 2301, BUSI 3401           Offered: As Needed

FINA 4362 |  International Finance                                                                  3 Credit Hours

This course examines international capital movements and balance of payment problems. Students analyze problems of international operations as they affect financial functions and review foreign and international institutions and the foreign exchange process. The course aims at familiarizing students with the concepts of multinational financial management and financial decision-making in the international context.

Prerequisite: MATH 1314, MATH 1342,                                                   Offered: As Needed

ECON 2301, ECON 2302, FINA 3311

FINA 4363 |  Financial Modeling and Forecasting                                          3 Credit Hours

This course provides students with the computer and analytical skills to use financial and statistical software to create financial models for prediction and decision-making.

Prerequisite: MATH 1314, MATH 1342, BUSI 3401, FINA 3363            Offered: As Needed

FINA 4364 |  Federal Reserve System                                                              3 Credit Hours

This course will provide a detailed analysis of the Federal Reserve System with special emphasis on monetary theory and the formulation and administration of monetary policy.

Prerequisite: MATH 1314, MATH 1342,                                                   Offered: As Needed

FINA 3364, FINA 3365, FINA 3366

FINA 4365  |  Bank Management                                                                      3 Credit Hours

This course uses the application of traditional finance concepts to the management of commercial banks with emphasis on decision making and problem solving techniques to major problem areas in banking.

Prerequisite: MATH 1314, MATH 1342,                                                   Offered: As Needed

FINA 3364, FINA 3365, FINA 3366

FINA 4366  | Special Topics in Finance                                                            3 Credit Hours

This is an advanced-level course and occasionally offered. The course is designed to cover topics in finance that are either not covered or not covered in- depth by regularly offered finance courses. This course will typically be taught in a seminar format.

Prerequisite: Completion of 21 credit hours of Business courses               Offered: As Needed