Catalogue 2019 - 2020

FIN 214 Introduction to Finance

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

MATH 111 or MATH 123, AC 201 or HONB 203 or concurrent.

Course Description

This course introduces the business student to the broad financial world consisting of financial management, financial markets, and investments. Key outcomes include a basic understanding of investment vehicles such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, the ability to value future cash flows emanating from securities and projects, the ability to analyze financial statements and the ability to apply elementary working capital management concepts.

Additionally, all students will apply their knowledge in a realistic, simulated stock market trading exercise.

Notes

This course is a prerequisite.

Distribution

BUSR/MR

Offered

fall and spring semesters.

Fee