Courses

Course Name Units Semester Description
FIN 391 Preceptorship
1
Spring
Fall
Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of instruction and practice in actual service in the department.   Available only to Finance majors.
FIN 311 Introduction to Finance
3
Summer
Financial problems involved in the organization and conduct of business enterprise.   Advanced Standing in Eller College of Management is required.
FIN 311-SA Introduction to Finance
3
Spring
Financial problems involved in the organization and conduct of business enterprise.   Advanced Standing in Eller College of Management is required.
FIN 301 Principles of Financial Management
3
Summer
Principles of Financial Management is a course on the financial management within a business organization. The course covers sources of financing as well as the basic financial techniques used of making decisions in elation to costing and budgeting, pricing and investments.   Admission to the Finance Minor or Finance Certificate program is required.
FIN 302 Personal Investing
3
Summer
Personal Investing is a course focusing on the investment decision from the perspective of the individual, rather than the institutional investor. Coverage begins with discussion of establishing investment objectives and review of market efficiency. Additional course topics include risk and the principles of portfolio diversification, asset allocation, fixed income assets, equity assets, mutual...
FIN 303 Small Business Finance
3
Summer
Small Business Finance is a course on the financial management of small businesses - sole proprietorships, partnerships, and small private corporations. The purposes of the course is to prepare the student to effectively plan, research, acquire, and utilize financing for a small business. Among the topics covered are economic concepts in finance; small business management functions; business...
FIN 304 Real Estate Principles
3
Summer
Real Estate Principles covers real estate essentials including property rights, legal concepts, regulation of real estate, real estate evaluation and financing.

This is an online course. Students are required to keep up with assignments on their own. There will be no makeup for missed or late assignments. There will also be no excuses for students who do not understand the schedule or who...

FIN 360 Quantitative Financial Management
3
Spring
Summer
Fall
The main objective of this course is to gain understanding of the theory and practice of financial decision making.  This course develops the tools and framework necessary to value projects and firms.   Advanced Standing in Eller College of Management is required.
FIN 360L Quantitative Financial Management Techniques - Majors
1
Spring
Summer
Fall
This course accompanies Finance 360, which is an introduction to the basic principles of finance and the application of these principles to decisions facing the financial manager. This course meets every Friday for one hour. The objective is to develop and review of quantitative techniques required for FIN 360 and future finance coursework. Specific topics include time value of money,...
FIN 401 Financial Analysis with Bloomberg Certification
1
Spring
Summer
Fall
An in-depth overview of acquiring, manipulating, and analyzing financial information, specifically for finance majors.   Available only to Finance majors.
FIN 412 Corporate Financial Problems
3
Spring
Summer
Fall
Advanced financial problems of the firm: capital structure, valuation, reorganization, recapitalization, growth, and failure.   Available only to Finance majors.
FIN 413 Financial Modeling
3
Spring
Fall
FIN 414 International Finance
3
Spring
Fall
International financial markets and the financial management of the multinational firm.   Available only to Finance majors.
FIN 417 Wall Street Professional Development
3
Spring
FIN 421 Investments
3
Spring
Summer
Fall
Operation and analysis of the stock, bond, and commodity markets; theory and practice in construction and management of investment alternatives.   Available only to Finance majors.
FIN 422 Risk Management and Derivatives
3
Spring
Fall
Examines how corporate financial managers and investors manage risk using derivative securities, such as options, swaps, futures, and forward contracts. Emphasis is on managing financial risk.   Available only to Finance majors.
FIN 423A Applied Investment Management
3
Fall
To apply classroom learning to an active management of a student managed portfolio.   Available only to Finance seniors.
FIN 423B Applied Investment Management
3
Spring
To apply classroom learning to an active management of a student managed portfolio.   Available only to Finance seniors.
FIN 431 Financial Intermediaries
3
Spring
Fall
Financial markets and institutions; effects of economic conditions and government policy on financial institutions, the flow of funds, and interest rates; term structure of interest rates; financial institution management.   Available only to Finance seniors.
FIN 460 Real Estate Finance and Investment
3
Spring
Fall
Investment analysis of real estate. Sources and costs of financing. Secondary markets and government programs.   Available only to Finance seniors.
FIN 480 Finance for New Ventures
3
Fall

Role of entrepreneurship and innovation in financial integration.

FIN 493 Internship
1
Spring
Summer
Fall

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment. 1 credit only.

FIN 498 Senior Capstone
1
Spring
Fall
A culminating experience for majors involving a substantive project that demonstrates a synthesis of learning accumulated in the major, including broadly comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and its methodologies.    Senior finance major standing required.
FIN 498H Honors Thesis
3
Spring
Fall
An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence. The first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member; the second semester the student writes an honors thesis.