Finance (FINC)

FINC 5239  Global Finance  2 SCH  (2)  

Foreign exchange markets, balance of international payments, borrowing and investment decisions. Changes in exchange rates: pricing, profitability and output decisions, international aspects of capital decisions.

Fee: $250.00

FINC 5330  Foundations of Finance  3 SCH  (3)  

An introduction to finance principles, analysis and procedures for graduate students with limited or no academic background in finance or business. Determining and analyzing the forms of business enterprise. Analysis of the techniques, methods, and procedures used in acquisition and proper employment of funds in the business entity.

Fee: $375.00

FINC 5331  Managerial Finance  3 SCH  (3)  

An advanced study of the theoretical framework of corporate financial management. Combines theory and case analysis to integrate principles with practice. Emphasis on the relevant theory and the application of theory to managerial problems. Applies concepts of corporate finance, accounting principles and quantitative analysis. Prerequisite: FINC 5330 or equivalent.

Fee: $375.00

FINC 5336  Investment Analysis  3 SCH  (3)  

A study of the financial markets, investment theory, security valuation, investment goals and portfolio selection. Professional investment management techniques are examined in the context of modern portfolio theory. A unified systems approach is adopted for investment selection and control. Prerequisite: FINC 5331.

Fee: $375.00

FINC 5339  Spec Problems in Finance  3 SCH  (3)  

Special studies or internship in finance. May be repeated once for credit.

Fee: $375.00

FINC 5347  Fin Mgmt & Sustainability  3 SCH  (3)  

This course is concerned with the theory and the practice of managerial finance, especially in the context of the publicly held corporation in a competitive global environment, their sustainability and value creation. The course includes analysis of current and historical financial position and short-term financial decisions. The course emphasizes long-term strategic decisions such as major investments, acquisitions and capital structure decisions. The principles of cost-benefit analysis, value creation, risk and return; and time value of money are demonstrated in a variety of business cases and real world examples. The course includes an introduction to portfolio theory, international finance and financial derivatives.

FINC 5350  Energy Finance  3 SCH  (3)  

This course helps students learn the up-to-date energy outlook. It exposes students to the structure of oil and gas industry, and key terminologies. In addition, it introduces financial statement analysis, capital budgeting and risk analysis, relative valuation, alternative energy such as nuclear and windmill power, and risk management in the energy industry. The goal of this course is to enhance student's understanding of financing and investment decisions in energy industry.

FINC 5352  Health Service Econ & Finance  3 SCH  (3)  

This course is an introduction to the field of health economics with an emphasis on the economic key concepts that health economists use to anyalyze healthcare markets. This course also provides an overview of the financial structure, market forces, controls and techniques used in the financial management of healthcare organizations and the perspectives of the various interest groups involved (providers, insurers, policy makers, patients and the general public).