Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Finance (FIN)

FIN 300  Personal Financial Planning  (3 Credits)  

Personal Finance (3) Various aspects of personal and family finances including financial goal setting, budgeting, use of credit, investments,insurance, estate planning, retirement planning, taxation and housing. Prerequisites: ACCT 231 and ACCT 232.

Prerequisite(s): (ACCT 231 and ACCT 232)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 301  Basic Financial Management  (3 Credits)  

Basic Financial Management (3) Introduction to financial markets, mathematics of finance, capital budgeting, valuation, and international finance. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ACCT 231, ACCT 232, and ECON 231.

Prerequisite(s): (ACCT 231 and ACCT 232 and ECON 231)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 302  Management & Financial Insts  (3 Credits)  

Management of Financial Institutions (3) Asset and liability management in the context of risk, liquidity, and profitability in the Financial Services Industry. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FIN 301.

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 301)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 303  Treasury Management  (3 Credits)  

Treasury Management (3) Issues and current developments in cash and treasury management as a part of the CTM (Corporate Treasury Management) Program. The successful completion of this course with a grade of ?B? or higher will satisfy the eligibility criteria for students to sit for the CTP (Certified Treasury Professional) exam offered by the Association for Finance Professionals (AFP). Prerequisite: FIN 301.

Prerequisite(s): FIN 301

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 304  Finance Boot Camp  (3 Credits)  

This course is designed for students to develop an understanding of investment banking and the role played by financial analysts in the valuation of corporations.

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 312  Investments  (3 Credits)  

Investments (3) Types of investments; securities exchanges; market indexes; quotations; practices, procedures, and evaluations relating to stocks, bonds, and mutual fund tradings; the international financial environment. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FIN 301.

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 301)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 319  Commercial Bank Management  (3 Credits)  

Commercial Bank Management (3 hours) An understanding of commercial banking with a focus on managerial decision-making, the risks banks face, and how risk management affect profitability. Prerequisites: ACCT 231, ACCT 232, and ECON 231 with a grade of B or better.

Prerequisite(s): ACCT 231 and ACCT 232 and ECON 231

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 320  Selling of Financial Services  (3 Credits)  

Selling of Financial Services 3 hours A study of the process and principles involved in selling financial instruments and services with emphasis in the banking industry. Prerequisite: FIN 301, and FIN 319 with a grade of B or better

Prerequisite(s): FIN 301 and FIN 319

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 338  International Finance  (3 Credits)  

International Finance (3) Introduction to the international financial environment and international financial tools and techniques, including the foreign exchange markets, exchange rates, financing international operations, and foreign investments. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FIN 301.

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 301)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 403  Corporate Financial Mgmt  (3 Credits)  

Corporate Financial Management (3) In-depth study of capital budgeting, financing, dividends, and related issues in the context of risk, return, and creation of value. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FIN 301.

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 301)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 405  Real World Financial Training  (3 Credits)  

This course provides training and financial statement analysis, corporate finance, excel, financial modeling, valuation modeling and mergers and acquisition modeling.

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 301)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 411  Advanced Topics in Investments  (3 Credits)  

Advanced Topics in Investments (3) Methods of investment analysis and selection; analysis of options, futures, and convertible securities; term structure of interest rate with portfolio theory and management. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: FIN 301 and FIN 312.

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 301)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 412  Finance: Cases & Readings  (3 Credits)  

Finance: Cases and Readings (3) Application of the theories and concepts of financial issues within the framework of small business and entrepreneurship. Topics include financial analysis and forecasting, valuations, investment and growth strategies. Prerequisite: FIN 301. Finance: Cases and Readings (3) Analysis of case problems in finance utilizing the tools and techniques developed in prior courses. Also includes readings on current financial events. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: FIN 301, FIN 312, and FIN 403. Finance: Cases and Readings (3) Fundamentals of risk management and insurance including the nature of potential loss exposures and alternative methodsof managing them. Prerequisite: FIN 301. Finance: Cases and Readings (3) Knowledge of basic real estate theory and practice. Emphasis is placed on applying this knowledge to different areas of modern day real estate business and to issues in real estate practice. Prerequisite: FIN 301.

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 301 and FIN 312 and FIN 403)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 413  Risk Mgmt Ins  (3 Credits)  

Fundamentals of risk management and insurance including the nature of potential loss exposures and alternative methods of managing them. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FIN 301.

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 301)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 414  Real Estate Finance  (3 Credits)  

Knowledge of basic real estate theory and practice. Emphasis is placed on applying this knowledge to different areas ofmodern day real estate business and to issues in real estate practice. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FIN 301.

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 301)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 415  Sm Bus Entr Fin  (3 Credits)  

Application of the theories and concepts of financial issues within the framework of small business and entrepreneurship. Topics include financial analysis and forecasting, valuations, investment and growth strategies. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite:FIN 301.

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 301)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 416  Fin Internship  (3 Credits)  

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 417  Global Energy Markets  (3 Credits)  

This course provides a review ofo natural gas, oil and pet roleum products, coal, liquefied natural gas and electricity including energy forecasting and supply and cost curves.

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 301)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 418  Derivatives For Energy Markets  (3 Credits)  

The course provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of financial derivative products, including natural gas, foreign exhange and interest rate markets.

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 301)

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics

FIN 419  Commercial Credit Analysis  (3 Credits)  

Commercial Credit Analysis 3 hours Introduction to commercial lending activities of banks with a focus on analysis, structuring, pricing, documentation and monitoring of loans. Prerequisite: FIN 320 with a grade of B- or better

Prerequisite(s): FIN 320

College/School: JHJ School Of Business

Department: Dept Finance & Economics