2018-2019 Catalog

Publication date June 2018

Finance (FIN) - Graduate Courses

Courses

FIN 701 Cr.2

Foundations of Managerial Finance

Introduction to managerial finance with an emphasis on effective decision-making. Topics include risk and return, present value, valuation, cost of capital, capital budgeting, leverage and capital structure, forecasting, financial markets and the environment, and working capital. Prerequisite: This course is an internet MBA foundation course. Offered Fall, Spring, Summer.

FIN 711 Cr.3

Money and Capital Markets

Analysis of the economic forces at work in the money and capital markets. Influence of financial markets on cost of capital and market interest rates. Analysis of markets for debt and equities, private and public offerings. Role of the central bank in financial markets and forces contributing to stability and instability. (Not open for credit to those who have had FIN 390.) Offered Occasionally.

FIN 721 Cr.3

Investment Analysis and Management

Security valuation theory and practice, including the application of random walk models and the theory of portfolio selection as they relate to investment decisions. Model building and testing to be emphasized. (Not open for credit to students who have completed FIN 475/575.) Offered Occasionally.

FIN 731 Cr.3

Risk Management and Insurance

The process of conserving the earning power and assets of a firm by minimizing the financial impact of accidental loss. Emphasis is on the risk management process (identification of exposures, measurement of frequency and severity, selection of treatments) for property and liability exposures as well as employee benefit management. Offered Occasionally.

FIN 797 Cr.1-3

Independent Study

Individual reading or research under the guidance of a staff member. Registration with the consent of the student’s regular adviser, the instructor, and the department chairperson. Approval form available in the office of the Dean of the College of Business Administration. Form must be completed prior to registration. Repeatable for credit - maximum three. Prerequisite: admission to the MBA Program with a minimum 3.50 cum GPA; completed a minimum of 21 credits in the MBA Program. Maximum of three credits of independent study in any combination of ACC 797, ECO 797, FIN 797, MGT 797 and MKT 797. Consent of instructor. Offered Occasionally.

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