Academic Catalog

Finance (6400)

6400:514. Risk Management and Insurance: Property and Casualty. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 6400:602 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. Addresses tools for managing risk, legal concepts or insurance contracts, personal insurance and commercial property and casualty insurance policies as well as other risk issues.

6400:515. Risk Management and Insurance: Life and Health. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 6400:602 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. Concepts of life and health insurance and risk management are addressed.

6400:602. Managerial Finance. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 6200:601 or equivalent. 6400:602 may be taken concurrently with 6200:601. Emphasis on financial decision making related to goal of firm; specifically, the investment decision, the financial decision and the dividend decision.

6400:616. Financial Risk Management. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 6400:602. Explores risk issues at the firm level with emphasis upon identification and management of risk to enhance firm value.

6400:622. Business Law and Regulation. (3 Credits)

(Not open to students with six credits of undergraduate business law.) Advanced legal analysis of contracts, UCC, debtor-creditor relationships, business organizations, property, and government regulation.

6400:631. Financial Markets & Institutions. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 6400:602 or equivalent. A study of major financial markets and financial institutions with an emphasis on the decision making processes within a rapidly changing, but regulated operating environment.

6400:645. Investment Analysis. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 6400:602 or equivalent. Study of the economic and market forces that influence security prices. Techniques of analysis used in evaluating limited income and equity securities.

6400:650. Techniques of Financial Modelling. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 3250:600 and 6400:602. Current techniques and methods of financial analysis are examined, including the use of financial models for short and long run profitability decisions.

6400:655. Government & Business. (3 Credits)

Public policy with regard to business institutions and issues are considered from an economic, legal, ethical, political framework.

6400:674. Strategic Financial Decision Making. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 6400:602. Examines the role of financial decision makers as strategic consultants to other business units/functions with integrative risk management as a unifying theme.

6400:678. Capital Budgeting. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 6400:602 or equivalent. Attempt to integrate various theories of capital budgeting into comprehensive conceptual scheme. Theoretical concepts and practical applications blended for better understanding of capital problems.

6400:690. Selected Topics in Finance. (3 Credits)

(May be repeated for a total of six credits) Prerequisite: 6400:602 or equivalent. Provides study of contemporary issues and areas not covered in current finance graduate courses.

6400:695. Research in Finance. (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 6400:674 and 6500:601 or 3250:626 and 3250:627 or equivalent, or permission of the instructor. Corequisites: 6400:514 or 6400:515 or 6400:616 or 6400:631 or 6400:645 or or 6400:650 or 6400:678. Taken concurrently with or following a 500/600-level field Finance course. Involves independent out-of-class work on a project designed in consultation with the designated graduate-level course instructor.

6400:697. Independent Study in Finance. (1-3 Credits)

(May be repeated for a total of six credits) Focus on special topics of study and research in finance on an independent basis.