Finance (FIN) Courses

Descriptions of courses offered in the College of Business

FIN 3003 Principles of Finance

Three hours

This course presents the basic concepts and tools of contemporary finance, as it relates to business; including the role of managerial finance, the financial market environment, financial statements and ratio analysis, cash flow and financial planning, the time value of money, interest rates, bond and stock valuation, and risk and return. Emphasis is placed on practical financial problem solving using financial formulas, a calculator, and Excel.

Offered fall, spring semesters

FIN 3063 Investments

Three hours

A survey course that analyzes, measures, and values: debt, equity, other investments and their derivatives; while exploring the theories, strategies, accounting recognition, tax implications, and risk factors associated with investment activity. Prerequisites: Either ATG 1163, ATG 2173 or ATG 3513, and either FIN 3003 or FIN 4023.

Offered fall, spring semesters

FIN 4023 Finance for Managers

Three hours

Introductory managerial finance course focusing on basic financial concepts used by managers. The course introduces the scope of managerial finance, financial institutions and markets, financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, statement of retained earnings, and statement of cash flows), the analysis of financial statements, the time value of money, risk and return, and valuation. Offered in online and hybrid formats.

Offered fall, spring semesters

FIN 4283 Intermediate Corporate Finance

Three hours

Builds on finance theory, methods, and applications of corporate finance with emphasis on the development of problem solving skills for the business manager including risk management and analyzing the international financial environment. Prerequisites: ATG 1163, ATG 2173, or ATG 3513, and either FIN 3003 or FIN 4023.

Offered fall, spring semesters

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