Detailed course offerings (Time Schedule) are available for
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: minimum 2.0 in T BUS 350; either T BUS 330 or T ACCT 330.
View course details in MyPlan: T FIN 420
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: a minimum 2.0 grade in T BUS 350.
View course details in MyPlan: T FIN 422
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: a minimum 2.0 grade in T BUS 350.
View course details in MyPlan: T FIN 425
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: minimum 2.0 grade in T BUS 350.
View course details in MyPlan: T FIN 426
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: a minimum 2.0 grade in T BUS 350.
View course details in MyPlan: T FIN 427
T FIN 430 Intermediate Business Finance (5)
Focuses on the financial management of business organizations. Topics include capital structure determination, dividend policy, working capital management, and corporate risk management. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in T BUS 350.
View course details in MyPlan: T FIN 430
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: minimum grade of 2.0 in T BUS 350.
View course details in MyPlan: T FIN 431
T FIN 440 International Finance (5)
Examines foreign exchange markets, international capital markets, and international goods markets from a business standpoint. Covers the models and theory describing these types of markets and how they function relative to the global business environment. Prerequisite: T BUS 350
View course details in MyPlan: T FIN 440
T FIN 457 Entrepreneurial Finance (5)
Examines important financial issues faced by entrepreneurs including cash flow forecasts, valuing startup business, obtaining startup capital, funding the fast growth of a venture, and exiting the venture investment. Prerequisite: a minimum grade of 2.0 T BUS 350.
View course details in MyPlan: T FIN 457
T FIN 490 Special Topics in Finance (1-5, max. 10)
Study and research on topics of current concern to faculty and students. Only offered when allowed by faculty availability and sufficient student interest. Seminar content to be announced in advance of scheduled offerings. Cannot be taken for credit if credit received for FIN 490 or B BUS 459. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in T BUS 350.
View course details in MyPlan: T FIN 490
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.
View course details in MyPlan: T FIN 526
T FIN 530 Corporate Finance (4)
Examines important issues faced by corporate managers, including long-term financing, management of short-term assets, short-term financing, and corporate risk management.
View course details in MyPlan: T FIN 530