FINANCE (FIN)

FIN 301 - MONEY AND BANKING

The nature of money and its role in the economy. The supply of and demand for money including the parts played by banks and the central bank. Theories of the effects of central bank policy including the quantity theory, Keynesian theories, and rational expectations. Introduction to the theory of interest. Crosslisted with ECON 210.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Social Science

Prerequisites: ECON 101 and ECON 102 and ENG 102 and (MATH 116 or MATH 121)

FIN 311 - PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE

Time value of money, capital budgeting, methods of external finance, working capital management, financial statement analysis, cash budgeting, and other finance topics.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: ACCT 210 and ACCT 211 and ECON 101 and ECON 102 and (MATH 116 or MATH 121)

FIN 312 - CORPORATE FINANCE

This course is required for all finance majors and is intended to provide training in advanced financial concepts including calculation of a firm’s cost of capital, cash flow estimation and risk analysis in capital budgeting, asset pricing models, the valuation of debt and equity securities, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: FIN 311

FIN 321 - INVESTMENTS

The valuation and selection of securities to meet alternative investment objectives; portfolio theory and management.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: FIN 311 and (ECON 234 or MATH 217) and (MATH 116 or MATH 121)

FIN 330 - ELEMENTS OF FINANCIAL PLANNING

Individual financial planning from the perspective of the planner and the individual. An introductory course for those interested in exploring the broad area of financial planning. Topics include the planning process, investments, insurance, estate planning, and retirement planning.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: FIN 311

FIN 351 - INTRODUCTION FOR REAL ESTATE FINANCE

This introductory class reviews everyday finance from a real estate perspective analyzing simple mortgage calculations to financial statement analysis of small scale projects. The course reviews the differences between residential and commercial financing, secondary mortgage markets and real estate portfolios.

Credits: 3

FIN 352 - FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS

Use of financial statements in interpreting financial condition for purposes of internal control or external evaluation. ACCT 304 strongly recommended. Cross-listed with ACCT 352.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: FIN 311

Course Notes: ACCT 304 recommended.

FIN 354 - INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

Relationship between international forces and institutions and foreign investment decisions. Emphasis on international adaptations in working capital management, foreign exchange risk management, and international banking.

Credits: 3

Attributes: International Perspectus Business

Prerequisites: FIN 311

FIN 383 - FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS

Financial intermediaries and markets from the perspective of the functioning of the financial system. Theories explaining the existence of intermediaries. Regulation of intermediaries and markets.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: FIN 301 and FIN 311 and FIN 321

FIN 385 - BUSINESS PROBLEMS IN FINANCE

Cases and problems involving application of financial theory to real world situations.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: (ECON 234 or MATH 217) and FIN 301 and FIN 311 and FIN 321

FIN 387 - DERIVATIVE SECURITIES

Futures, forward contracts, options, and swaps. The markets for derivatives, pricing theories for derivatives and other securities with embedded derivatives, and the use of derivatives to hedge risks. The pricing of ordinary securities using derivatives.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: FIN 321

FIN 395 - INDEPENDENT STUDY

Students work under direction of finance department faculty member on projects selected by student and approved by supervising faculty member, department chair, and college dean.

Credits: 1-3

Course Notes: Consent of Instructor and Academic Head

FIN 398 - PROFESSIONAL FINANCE INTERNSHIP

A supervised professional learning experience at a business or non-profit site. Must be arranged with internship coordinator and/or program director. Maximum of 3 credit hours can be applied to undergraduate business program.

Credits: 1-3

Attributes: Transformational Service Learning

Course Notes: Internship requirements vary by assignment; consent, is required by the Internship Coordinator,, George Seyk at gseyk@roosevelt.edu.

FIN 399 - SPECIAL TOPICS

Check class schedule for specific topics and prerequisites by clicking on the red five-digit CRN.

Credits: 1-12

Prerequisites: FIN 311