Academics

Course Descriptions

BUSINESS (FIN)

FIN101 - Introduction to Finance Credits: 3
This course introduces students to the study of finance. The course introduces basic principles in finance such as financial statement analysis, financial ratio analysis, cash flow analysis, the time value of money, stock and bond valuation, valuation of the firm and financial assets, and capital budgeting.
Prerequisites: ACC 111, ACC 112, ECO 151, ECO 152, MAT 107
Co-requisite: MAT-140

FIN102 - Introduction to Financial Services Credits: 3
This course provides students with a practical introduction to the financial services field through a survey of the various financial markets that employ financial services workers. All of the key financial markets and industries are explored including banking, insurance, and investments. Representatives employed within these financial market industries will be invited into the class to discuss the academic preparation and skill sets required for effective employment in the changing landscape of these financial markets. The course also provides students with the opportunity to develop their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills by completing projects and working with computer software that simulates the financial services industry experience.