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. Major Prerequisites: Admission to the professional program, ECON 211, 212. Non-Major Prerequisites: Junior standing, ACCT 201, MATH 155, ECON 150 or 211. Three hours per week.