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Finance Undergraduate Courses

FINC 3501 Personal Financial Management 3/0/3
A non-technical course of general application stressing personal financial planning, budgeting, savings and investments, small business ownership, estate planning, and retirement income.


FINC 3505 Real Estate Principles and Practices 3/0/3
See RELE 3705

FINC 3511 Corporate Finance 3/0/3
Prerequisite: ACCT 2101
Financial functions in the modern corporation with emphasis on its managerial aspects.


FINC 4521 International Finance 3/0/3
Prerequisite: FINC 3511
Designed to focus on the application of finance concepts in the international environment.

FINC 4531 Intermediate Corporate Finance 3/0/3
Prerequisite: FINC 3511 with a minimum grade of C
An in-depth study of financial planning and management with emphasis on capital structure and dividend payout policies, cost of capital and capital budgeting,
and working capital management. The course serves as a framework for understanding a broad range of corporate financial decisions. Cases and directed readings are used extensively.


FINC 4532 Problems in Corporate Finance 3/0/3
Prerequisite: ACCT 2102 amd FINC 3511

An examination of various topics in finance including bankruptcy and reorganization, mergers and acquisitions, lease financing, and others. The
course emphasizes logical financial decision making techniques through the examination of underlying theories and through problem solving. Problems,
cases, and directed readings are used extensively.


FINC 4541 Investment Analysis 3/0/3
Prerequisite: FINC 3511 with a minimum grade of C
A study of the investment process with concentration on the formulation of a sound investment program for both individuals and institutions.

FINC 4542 Portfolio Management 3/0/3
Prerequisite: FINC 3511 with a minimum grade of C

The course is designed to focus on creating, managing, and evaluating investment portfolios to meet specific objectives and risks.

FINC 4561 Bank Management 3/0/3
Prerequisite: FINC 3511

Analysis of functions and operations of commercial, investment, and savings banks. Primary emphasis is on investment, financial structure, and the bank’s
role in determining financial variables and resource allocation.


FINC 4571 Derivative Markets 3/0/3
Prerequisite: FINC 3511 with a minimum grade of C

An in-depth study of options and futures markets. Topics will include the institutional structure of options and futures markets, pricing models, and
hedging techniques.


FINC 4585 Special Topics in Finance 3/0/3
Prerequisite: FINC 3511 with a minimum grade of C
Title and description of specific courses to be specified at time of offering.  Course (with different title and description) may be repeated with department
chair’s permission up to a maximum of 6 hours of credit.

FINC 4586 Business Internship (Finance) 3/0/3
Practical finance internship experience with a commercial firm or organization for selected upper division students.