Courses: Finance


Course descriptions from the 2017-2018 Catalog.

FIN 150 Personal Finance (3)

A goal-oriented approach to personal financial management covering budgeting, use of financial institutions, income tax effects and strategies, credit risk management, investment analysis, risks, alternatives, financial products and markets, retirement planning and estate planning. Introduction to various financial software programs, including the Internet. Personal Finance should not be confused with the course on Consumer Economics.

Prerequisite ENG 22 or ENG 24 with a grade of C or better 
or equivalent.

FIN 245 Principles of Finance (3)

An introduction to the critical financial management functions of the business firm. Designed to provide the student with working skills in a small business setting. Topics emphasized are: financial analysis, cash flow, funding sources and working capital management.

Prerequisite: ENG 22 or ENG 24 and BUS 155/BUSN 188 with grades of C or better or equivalent.

Rec Prep: MGT 120 and ACC 124 or ACC 201.