ECON 338-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ECONOMICS In-depth study of varying economic issues not covered in other economics courses. Students may repeat this course under a different topic. Prerequisites: ECON 211, 212. Three hours per week.
FINA 311-003 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Addresses fundamental concepts in financial management such as security markets, interest rates, taxes, risk analysis, time value of money, valuation models and related global issues. Explains how financial managers help maximize the value of a firm by making capital budgeting, cost of capital and capital structure decisions. Prerequisites: Majors: admission to the professional program, ECON 211, ECON 212. Minors or others: junior status, ACCT 201, MATH 155, ECON 150 or ECON 211. Three hours per week.
FINA 338-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN FINANCE Advanced study of varying finance topics based on students’ interests and needs. May be repeated once for credit under different subtitle. May substitute for finance major elective depending on the topic (see director of undergraduate studies). Major Prerequisites: Varies by topics and Admission to Professional Program. Non-Major Prerequisites: Varies by topics and junior standing. Three hours per week.
FINA 440-001 CORPORATE FINANCE Study of corporate financial policy issues within the context of value creation. Topics include in-depth analysis of advanced capital budgeting methods, capital structure policy, dividend policy, derivatives and hedging risk within the context of corporate financial policy. Case studies, application-oriented articles and daily media reports used to bridge the academic/theoretical arguments to the real life problems/situations. Prerequisite: B or better in FINA 311. Three hours per week.
FINA 626-610 CORPORATE FINANCIAL MGMT A review of financial theory and techniques. Topics include capital acquisition, risk analysis, use of the capital asset pricing model, advanced capital budgeting and multinational corporate finance. Ethical concepts are covered where relevant. Prerequisites: Admission to the MBA program; completion of IVY software finance assessment and FINA 311 (or its equivalent) foundation course with a grade of C or better; ACCT 666 and ECON 601. Six hours per week for half a semester.