Finance (FIN)

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FIN 175 Bison image  Personal Finance (CT)3 Credit hours   

To assist the consumer in management of personal financial affairs. Topics are consumerism, insurance, savings instruments, banking, and personal expenditures and budgeting, personal taxes, house buying, introduction to investments, and estate planning.

Attributes: Critical Thinking
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FIN 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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FIN 321 Risk Insurance Principles3 Credit hours   

Fundamental concepts and principles of risk; techniques used to manage pure risks, and the role of insurance and the insurance mechanism in handling the exposures of individuals and businesses.

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FIN 323 Principles of Finance3 Credit hours   

Business finance from viewpoint of business manager; use of financial statements, tools, and concepts for measuring and planning for profitability and liquidity.

Pre-req: ACC 215 with a minimum grade of D and (MGT 218 with a minimum grade of D or MTH 225 with a minimum grade of D or STA 225 with a minimum grade of D or MGT 318 with a minimum grade of D or IST 130 with a minimum grade of D or EDF 417 with a minimum grade of D or PSY 223 with a minimum grade of D or SOC 345 with a minimum grade of D).

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FIN 327 Life & Health Insurance3 Credit hours   

Legal facets of life, health, and annuity contracts; risk selection; programming; mathematics of life insurance; taxation; regulation of companies.

Pre-req: FIN 321.

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FIN 329 Prop & Liability Insur3 Credit hours   

Risk management and insurance tools applied to the needs of the corporate enterprise; direct/indirect property exposures; third-party claims; workers compensation, fidelity; crime; boiler/machinery; valuation and insurance surveys.

Pre-req: FIN 321.

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FIN 343 Intermediate Financial Manage3 Credit hours   

Application of financial principles to corporate business problems. Computer analysis will be utilized where appropriate.

Pre-req: FIN 323 with a minimum grade of D.

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FIN 356 Finan Mgt Health Care Org3 Credit hours   

Management of working capital, evaluation of financial data, capital budgeting, the capitalism process, and the study of third party reimbursement systems.

Pre-req: FIN 323 or FIN 323E or FIN 323V.

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FIN 360 Commercial Banking3 Credit hours   

Bank structure; asset and liability management; management of reserves; liquidity management; credit analysis and loan administration; costs and pricing of bank services; analysis of bank performance and capital adequacy; evolution of the "financial supermarket.".

Pre-req: FIN 323 or FIN 323E or FIN 323V.

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FIN 370 Principles of Investment3 Credit hours   

A study of financial market operations, security analysis and portfolio selection. Models of capital market equilibrium, trade-off between risk and return, and how to evaluate portfolio performance are also discussed.

Pre-req: FIN 323 with a minimum grade of D.

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FIN 380 Entrepreneurial Finance3 Credit hours   

Entrepreneurial finance examines the principles of small business finance which include projecting financial needs and surveying potential sources of financing. Other areas covered include financial forecasting, and sources of capital.

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FIN 405 Social Ins Employee Benefits3 Credit hours   

Coverage and limitations of social insurance; social security; worker's compensation; unemployment insurance; medicare, medicaid, integration with private insurance and employee benefits; theory of group programs; pension plans.

Pre-req: FIN 321.

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FIN 410 Corporate Risk Management3 Credit hours   

Identification, analysis, and handling of the risk exposures faced by businesses and risk managers; loss prevention and control; risk retention; self-insurance and corporate insurance programs. Capstone experience.

Pre-req: FIN 321.

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FIN 425 Portfolio Analysis and Manage3 Credit hours   

Analytical procedures for valuing various financial securities and techniques for the creation and maintenance of portfolios.

Pre-req: FIN 370 with a minimum grade of D.

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FIN 431 Futures and Options3 Credit hours   

To introduce ooptions and futures, their market microstrructure, their theoretical foundation pertaining to pricing and hedging with such contracts, and their uses.

Pre-req: FIN 370.

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FIN 432 Financial Advising: FINRA S-73 Credit hours   

This course prepares students for teh Series 7 exam that entitles the holder to sell all types of securities products with the exception of commondities and futures.

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FIN 440 Bison image  International Fin Management3 Credit hours   

International financing techniques and the role of finance in multinational organizations.

Pre-req: FIN 323 with a minimum grade of D.

Attributes: International
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FIN 470 Bison image  Financial Policies/Strategies3 Credit hours   

Financial planning, working capital management, capital budgeting, dividend policy and comprehensive problems. Capstone Experience.

Pre-req: FIN 343 with a minimum grade of D and FIN 440 with a minimum grade of D.

Attributes: Capstone Course
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FIN 475 Bison image  Intl Business Strategies3 Credit hours   

Strategies for gaining competitive advantage in the global business environment. Topics include international trade and investment, economic growth, and operations of multinational corporations. Capstone Experience for International Business major.

Pre-req: ECN 421 with a minimum grade of D and FIN 343 with a minimum grade of D.

Attributes: Capstone Course, International
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FIN 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses. Finance majors only, with permission of depart- ment chairman.

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FIN 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses. Finance major only, with permission of depart- ment chairman.

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FIN 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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FIN 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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FIN 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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FIN 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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FIN 490 Internship3-12 Credit hours   

A supervised internship in which the student works for a business firm/agency to gain practical experience in the student's major. The program of work and study will be defined in advance and the students performance will be evaluated.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only