Course Descriptions

Course Description FINANCE

ECON 101 MICROECONOMICS ANALYSIS

Credits: 3 (3,0,0) Prerequisites: None

This course discusses the terminology, concepts, theory, methodology and limitations of microeconomic analysis. It provides students with a theoretical structure to analyze and understand economics as it relates to individuals and businesses and roles of the market price system in managing the use of society’s resources and in rationing available supplies. In addition, it seeks to provide students a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to the functions of individual decision makers, both consumers and producers, within the economic system. It places primary emphasis on the nature and functions of product markets and includes the study of factor markets and of the role of the government in promoting greater efficiency and equity in the economy.
ECON 103 MACROECONOMICS ANALYSIS

Credits: 3 (3,0,0) Prerequisites: None

An introduction to macroeconomics; national income accounting and determination; business cycles and main concerns about economic growth, inflation and unemployment; money and banking; roles of government and its fiscal, monetary and supply-side policy tools; Keynesian, neoclassical, monetarist and supply-side economists’ thoughts on macroeconomic issues economic growth and development.
ECON 207 MONEY AND BANKING

Credits: 3 (3,0,0) Prerequisites: ECON 103

The course covers main topics of the banking system, and the role of money and interest rates in the economy. This course focuses on theories and current issues relating to money, banking and financial institutions. Topics include: financial instruments and their purposes; asset pricing, the determination and behavior of interest rates and exchange rates; the management, structure and regulation of the banking system; the role of the central bank in the determination of money supply, interest rates, and economic goals; the money-creation process; the effect of money and credit on output, employment, and inflation. Monetary policy and how central banks conduct it. Other topics include foreign exchange market and monetary theory. It is expected that students will find this course attractive, stimulating and enlightening.
FIN 301 PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE

Credits: 3 (3,1,0) Prerequisites: BUS 101, ACC 101

The course is an introduction to financial management and finance functions. Topics include financial analysis, planning and control, time value of money, valuation, and capital budgeting. This course is a prerequisite to all higher finance courses.
FIN 330 PRINCIPLES OF INSURANCE
FIN 340 REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES
FIN 350 PRINCIPLES OF INVESTMENT
FIN 360 CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND FINANCING
FIN 370 FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND COMMERCIAL BANKS
FIN 380 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
FIN 430 HEALTH INSURANCE
FIN 431 PROPERTY AND LIABILITY INSURANCE
FIN 440 REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT AND APPRAISAL
FIN 441 REAL ESTATE FINANCE AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
FIN 450 SECURITY ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
FIN 460 DERIVATIVE SECURITIES MARKETS
FIN 470 CASES IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
FIN 490 INTERNSHIP IN FINANCE
FIN 492 CO-OP [COOPERATIVE EDUCATION]