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FINC - Finance

FINC 3105. Managerial Finance (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Completion of the lower division business core (Areas A and F) with a grade of C or better in each course. A study of the basic concepts and analytical tools used in the financial decision-making process.

FINC 3115. Financial Analysis (3-0-3) Prerequisite: FINC 3105. Financial tools and decision making techniques with heavy emphasis on application of selected computer and financial calculator support tools. Any student with transfer credit for CISM 2115 must have consent of instructor.

FINC 3125. Investments (3-0-3) Prerequisite: FINC 3105. Introductory study of investments. Examines operations of securities markets, focusing primarily on debt and equity security valuation and fundamentals.

FINC 3126. Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (3-0-3) Prerequisite: FINC 3125. Advanced course in investments focusing on security analysis, portfolio management strategies, asset pricing models, derivative securities, global investing and market efficiency.

FINC 3136. Money and Banking (3-0-3) Equivalent Course: ECON 3136. Prerequisites: ECON 2105 and ECON 2106. Monetary economics and the role of financial intermediaries in economic organization.

FINC 3145. Real Estate Principles (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. The basic principles of real estate ownership, mortgage financing, valuation, subdividing, and legislation pertaining to real estate.

FINC 3146. Principles of Real Estate Finance (3-0-3) Prerequisite: FINC 3105. Introduction to the basic principles of real estate ownership, including relevant legislation. Study of the concepts & analytical tools used to finance real estate transactions. Examines the historical development and current state of the capital markets for mortgage securities.

FINC 3156. Introduction to International Finance (3-0-3) Prerequisite: FINC 3105. This course, an introduction to international finance, provides the basic understanding of international financial markets, banking, and financial decision-making in a global environment.

FINC 3165. Principles of Risk Management and Insurance (3-0-3) Prerequisite: FINC 3105. This course provides an introduction to the concepts of risk management and insurance. This course looks at the basics of risk management, the principles of insurance and insurance contracts, and life and health insurance coverages as well as retirement plans.

FINC 4126. Analysis of Financial Statements for Investments and Management (3-0-3) Course Equivalent: ACCT 4126. Prerequisite: FINC 3105 with a "C" or better. This course deals with financial statement analysis of many different types of firms and from differing points of view. It includes a discussion of how businesses become successful financially.

FINC 4135. Financial Institutions (3-0-3) Prerequisite: FINC 3105. Study of the role of financial institutions in money and capital markets. Examines capital structure, regulation, operations and management of financial services firms.

FINC 4185. Financial Planning and Control (3-0-3) Prerequisites: FINC 3115 and six hours of FINC courses. A capstone course integrating the various areas of finance with an emphasis on case studies in managerial finance.

FINC 4899. Independent Study (3 hours) Prerequisites: FINC major and senior standing. Independent study in selected areas of finance. Study will be directed by a faculty member representing chosen area of specialization. Candidates must present a minimum 1500-word plan through the instructor to the office of the Dean for approval.
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