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T FIN 420 Visual Basic Programming of Excel-based Financial Models (5)
Develops Visual Basic financial model applications in the Excel spreadsheet. Includes a review of Excel, Visual Basic fundamentals, Excel financial functionalities, and extending Excel with Visual Basic. Applicable for students with a financial or information systems background. Prerequisite: either T BUS 330 or T ACCT 330; recommended: one T FIN or T IS course.
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T FIN 422 Investment Valuation (5)
Examines the valuation of financial assets including stocks, bonds, and businesses. Focuses on discounted cash flow, risk, market efficiency, dividend discount, and relative valuation models. Prerequisite: T BUS 301; T BUS 350.
MyPlan Course Details: T FIN 422 (student access only)

T FIN 425 Finance and Investment (5)
Introduces all facets of finance and investment, including personal financial planning, budgeting, and investment. Emphasizes developing strategies and managing finance and investments in an efficient, profitable manner to accomplish financial goals. Prerequisite: T BUS 301; T BUS 350.
MyPlan Course Details: T FIN 425 (student access only)

T FIN 426 Portfolio Management (5)
Focuses on in-depth analysis of investing, portfolio analysis, and financial markets. Students analyze and restructure balance sheets, create and manage a stock portfolio, investigate domestic and international financial markets, explore the local income property real estate market, and spend time in a local brokerage house. Prerequisite: T FIN 425.
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T FIN 427 Derivatives (5)
Examines the characteristics and valuation of derivative instruments including forward and futures contracts, options and swaps. Focuses on the role of these instruments in risk management and portfolio management. Prerequisite: T BUS 301; T BUS 350.
MyPlan Course Details: T FIN 427 (student access only)

T FIN 431 Financial Statement Analysis (5)
Enhances the understanding of accounting principles and techniques used to prepare financial statements. Examines the methods analysts can employ to increase the relevance of financial information. Demonstrates the use of financial statement data for analyzing firms. For non-accounting students only. Prerequisite: T TBUS 350.
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T FIN 521 Macroeconomics for Managers (4)
Focuses on the use of intermediate macroeconomic theory to understand how different sectors of the economy are inter-related. Emphasizes international markets and how to assess the impact on firms of different macroeconomic policies and events.
MyPlan Course Details: T FIN 521 (student access only)

T FIN 522 Investment Valuation (4)
Examines the valuation of financial assets including stocks, bonds, and businesses. Focuses on discounted cash flow, risk, market efficiency, dividend discount models, and relative valuation models. Prerequisite: T BUS 501.
MyPlan Course Details: T FIN 522 (student access only)

T FIN 526 Portfolio Management (4)
Provides an understanding of investor decision making under uncertainty, and how portfolios may be used to reduce risk. Explores the portfolio management process including construction, revision, and protection of both fixed income and equity portfolios. Covers performance evaluation and risk management. Prerequisite: T BUS 501.
MyPlan Course Details: T FIN 526 (student access only)