Finance (FIN)

FIN-110  Money and Banking  (3)  

Presents a fundamental treatment of how money functions in the U.S. and world economies. Topics include the concept of money supply and the role the bank plays as a money creator and participant in the nation's payment mechanism. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 3.0 lecture

FIN-121  Personal Finance  (3)  

Provides a comprehensive examination of the concepts and principles of personal finance and offers solid strategies for successful management and planning. Students learn planning, analyzing and controlling financial resources, and develop the knowledge and skills necessary to take advantage of favorable financial opportunities, resolve personal financial problems, achieve self-satisfaction and strive towards financial security. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 3.0 lecture

FIN-130  Principles of Finance  (3)  

Examines the tools and techniques used in the world of finance. Introduces basic financial concepts including time value of money, asset valuation, risk analysis and return on investment. Emphasizes evaluation and decision-making techniques pertaining to financial management in various business situations. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A

Hours per week: 3.0 lecture

Prerequisite: Take ACC-152. Take ADM-133.

FIN-300  Topics in Financial Services  (3)  

Covers sales, marketing and service for FS, leadership and professionalism, insurance and risk management, personal finance and financial products and services. Integrates lecture, case study analysis, scenarios, individual and group project work, and industry professional tours and/or presentations. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 3.0 lecture

Prerequisite: Minimum C- in FIN-110. Minimum C- in FIN-121. Take MKT-140. Take ADM-133, MAT-102 or MAT-708.

FIN-924  Honors Project  (1)  

Allows a qualified honors student to pursue a special concentration of study under the guidance of a faculty member. Requires completion of an honors project contract. May be taken more than once. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A; Comments: Requires approval of supervising professor and dean

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture

FIN-928  Independent Study  (1-3)  

Provides readings, papers and basic research or other projects under the individual guidance of a staff member. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A; Comments: Permission of instructor, dean

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture