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20-21 Bacone College Academic Catalog

24. 2020-2021 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

24.21. FIN - FINANCE

FIN 3113

Business Finance

3 Hours

Theory and practice of capital management. Topics include evaluation of risks, determination of capital structures, measures of costs and returns, allocation of capital, financial planning and models, and a survey of working capital issues. Prerequisite: ACC 2113

 

FIN 3313

Financial Markets and Institutions

3 Hours

Participants, structure, and functions of the major domestic and international financial markets. Furthermore, the course will be a hands-on survey class structured around the techniques needed to understand the investment process in the economic and financial environments. Prerequisite: FIN 3113.

 

FIN 3413

Management of Financial Institutions

3 Hours

Financial institutions as business firms, with emphasis on depository institutions: industry structure, regulation, asset and liability management strategies. Prerequisite: FIN 3113.

 

FIN 3513

Introduction to Risk and Insurance

3 Hours

Fundamental issues of risk management and insurance in property, liability, life and health areas.  Principles of marketing, underwriting, rate making and loss adjustment. Prerequisite: FIN 3113 and FIN 3213.

 

FIN 3553

Money and Banking

3 Hours

Financial institutions as business firms, with emphasis on depository institutions: industry structure, regulation, asset and liability management strategies. Prerequisite:  FIN 3113 and ECN 2113.

 

 

FIN 3613

Short-Term Financial Management

3 Hours

Analysis of working capital management; cash budgeting; financial analysis and planning; short-term financing decisions. Prerequisite:  FIN 3113 and FIN 3213.

 

FIN 3713

Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

3 Hours

Characteristics of financial assets and markets; evaluation of securities; selecting and combining securities into portfolios; portfolio models and measurements of portfolio performance.  Prerequisite:  FIN 3113 and FIN 3213 and FIN 3313.

 

FIN 3813

Financial Planning

3 Hours

Principles and concepts of integrated financial planning, including legal, tax and financial aspects, business planning, retirement planning, estate planning and the use of information technology.  Prerequisite:  FIN 3113, FIN 3213, ACC 2113, ACC 2123, ACC 4213, and MIS 2413.

 

FIN 3913

Real Estate Principles

3 Hours

Principles of real estate, including legal aspects of real estate, appraisal, investment, mortgage financing, home-ownership, and brokerage industry functions. Prerequisite:  FIN 3113 and FIN 3213.

 

 

FIN 4113

Educational Investment Fund

3 Hours

Management of real-money investment funds.  Application of investment theory to an actual portfolio, including development and presentation of recommendations to board of investment professionals.  Prerequisite:  FIN 3113, FIN3 213, ACC 2113, ACC 2123, ACC 4213, and MIS 2413.

 

 

FIN 4413

Risk Management

3 Hours

Management’s role in treating non-speculative risks to which business is exposed.  Emphasis on recognition, evaluation, and treatment of risks.  Prerequisite:   FIN 3113, FIN 3213, ACC 2113, and ACC 2123.

 

FIN 4513

Comprehensive Insurance

3 Hours

This course is an overview of property insurance (identify and measure property direct and indirect loss exposure and insurance coverage used to transfer such exposure), life and health insurance (personal an business risks relating to principles of life and health insurance), and liability insurance (identify and measure liability loss exposures and insurance coverage used to transfer such exposures, including concepts of negligence and liability).  Prerequisite:  FIN 4413.

 

FIN 4913

Financial Derivatives

3 Hours

This course involves financial contracts (i.e. forwards, futures, options, and swaps) whose values are “derived” from the values of other underlying instruments.  The course material will utilize foreign exchanges, bonds, equities and indexes.  Prerequisite:  FIN 3113, FIN 3213, FIN 3313, and FIN 3713.

 

FIN 4996

Professional Practice Internship in Finance

6 Hours

Professional experience in a business environment for qualified students.  Senior classification with a cumulative GPA of 2.40 or above.