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Course ID:FINA 3000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Financial Management
Course
Description:
The basic concepts and analytical tools of finance in both corporate finance and investments. Topics include risk and return, financial institutions, efficient markets, valuation theory, capital budgeting, portfolio theory, cost of capital, and international finance.
Oasis Title:FINANCIAL MGMT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 3000H or FINA 3001 or FINA 3001H
Prerequisite:(ACCT 2101 or ACCT 2101H) and (MIST 2090 or MIST 2190H or CSCI 1100-1100L)
Pre or Corequisite:(MGMT 3000 or MGMT 3000H) and (MGMT 3010 or MGMT 3020 or MGMT 4010 or MGMT 4020)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 3000H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Financial Management (Honors)
Course
Description:
The basic concepts and analytical tools of finance in both corporate finance and investments. Topics include risk and return, financial institutions, efficient markets, valuation theory, capital budgeting, portfolio theory, cost of capital, and international finance. Discussion and analysis of specific applications of these topics.
Oasis Title:FINANCIAL MGMT H
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 3000 or FINA 3001 or FINA 3001H
Nontraditional Format:Honors students meet for additional break-out sessions.
Prerequisite:(ACCT 2101 or ACCT 2101H) and (MIST 2090 or MIST 2190H or CSCI 1100-1100L) and permission of Honors
Pre or Corequisite:(MGMT 3000 or MGMT 3000H) and (MGMT 3010 or MGMT 3020 or MGMT 4010 or MGMT 4020)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 3000E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Financial Management
Course
Description:
The basic concepts and analytical tools of finance in both corporate finance and investments. Topics include risk and return, financial institutions, efficient markets, valuation theory, capital budgeting, portfolio theory, cost of capital, and international finance.
Oasis Title:FINANCIAL MGMT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H or FINA 3001 or FINA 3001H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:ACCT 2101 or ACCT 2101H and MIST 2090 or MIST 2190H or CSCI 1100-1100L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 3001. 3 hours.
Course Title:Financial Management
Course
Description:
The basic concepts and analytical tools of finance in both corporate finance and investments. Topics include risk and return, financial institutions, efficient markets, valuation theory, capital budgeting, portfolio theory, cost of capital, and international finance. For non-Terry College of Business students.
Oasis Title:FINANCIAL MGMT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 3001H or FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H
Prerequisite:(ACCT 2101 or ACCT 2101H) and (MIST 2090 or MIST 2190H or CSCI 1100-1100L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 3001H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Financial Management (Honors)
Course
Description:
The basic concepts and analytical tools of finance in both corporate finance and investments. Topics include risk and return, financial institutions, efficient markets, valuation theory, capital budgeting, portfolio theory, cost of capital, and international finance. Discussion and analysis of specific applications of these topics. For non-Terry College of Business students.
Oasis Title:FINANCIAL MGMT H
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 3001 or FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H
Nontraditional Format:Honors Program students meet for additional break-out sessions.
Prerequisite:(ACCT 2101 or ACCT 2101H) and (MIST 2090 or MIST 2190H or CSCI 1100-1100L) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 4000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Financial Institutions and Markets
Course
Description:
The operations and functions of domestic and international finance markets and institutions. The determinants of bond prices and the level and structure of interest rates. Techniques for measuring and managing risk in financial markets.
Oasis Title:FINA INST & MKTS
Prerequisite:FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 4050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Capitalism
Course
Description:
Introduction to the economic concept of capitalism. The student will study capitalism and other alternative societal mechanisms for resource allocation, including socialism and a mixed economy. The mechanism will be readings both critical and supportive of capitalism as an economic system, including moral, efficiency, and ethical views.
Oasis Title:CAPITALISM
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 4150. 1.5 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Investment and Portfolio Management
Course
Description:
Portfolio management and security analysis. Emphasis is on risk, return, valuation of securities, portfolio theory, and investment performance analysis. Students will research stocks and manage a stock portfolio.
Oasis Title:INVEST/PORT MGMT
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 4200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Corporate Finance Theory
Course
Description:
Development of a framework that is useful for understanding a broad range of important corporate financial decisions. Substantial emphasis will be placed on discussion of the determinants of corporate financing and payout policies, alternative methods of security issuance, and mergers and acquisitions.
Oasis Title:CORP FIN THEORY
Prerequisite:FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 4201. 3 hours.
Course Title:Corporate Finance Valuation for Non-Finance Majors
Course
Description:
Valuation models and techniques used in corporate finance decision-making. Emphasis is placed on understanding the determinants, structure, assumptions, and implications of valuation models used by firms to decide what projects to undertake, how to finance the projects, and their payout policies. This course is not calculus based.
Oasis Title:FINA VALUE NONMAJ
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 4200
Prerequisite:FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H or FINA 3001 or FINA 3001H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 4205/6205. 3 hours.
Course Title:Mergers and Acquisitions
Course
Description:
Application of corporate finance concepts to mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. The topics will include Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, and Restructurings. The tools, techniques, and theories of finance are applied to actual business decisions.
Oasis Title:MERG AND ACQU
Undergraduate Prerequisite:FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H
Graduate Prerequisite:FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H or FINA 7100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 4210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Corporate Finance
Course
Description:
Corporate financial decision making by applying the tools, techniques, and theories of finance to actual business decisions.
Oasis Title:APPLIED CORP FIIN
Prerequisite:FINA 4200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 4310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Survey of Investments
Course
Description:
The securities markets, investor objectives, introduction to portfolio theory and the analytical tools of portfolio management, and an examination of investment alternatives.
Oasis Title:SURVEY OF INVESTMT
Prerequisite:FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 4320/6320. 3 hours.
Course Title:Derivative Security Markets
Course
Description:
The markets for futures, options, and other derivative securities. The mechanics of trading, regulation, pricing, hedging, and risk management using derivatives.
Oasis Title:DERV SECURITY MKTS
Prerequisite:FINA 4310
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 4330. 3 hours.
Course Title:Trading Strategies and Financial Models
Course
Description:
An introduction to stock market anomalies and ways to predict their strength, to profit from them, and to measure the risks of doing such trading strategies. We consider the most well-known empirical deviations from the CAPM and the most popular ways to fix the CAPM to understand the nature of the deviations.
Oasis Title:TRAD STR/FIN MODELS
Prerequisite:(FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H) and (MSIT 3000 or STAT 3000) and FINA 4310
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 4420. 3 hours.
Course Title:Management of Financial Institutions
Course
Description:
Asset, liability, and capital management for firms operating in the dynamic environment of the financial-services industry. The acceptance, measurement, and management of risk, both on and off the firm's balance sheet, arising from unexpected changes in interest rates, exchange rates, and commodity prices. Financial-firm simulation game.
Oasis Title:MGMT OF FIN INSTITU
Prerequisite:FINA 3000 and (MSIT 3000 or STAT 3000)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 4800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Internship and/or Cooperative Education
Course
Description:
Students are permitted to enter business establishments or governmental agencies for the purpose of obtaining practical and applied business experience. An in-depth paper based on an approved banking or finance topic is required.
Oasis Title:INTERN/COOP ED
Nontraditional Format:Internship not involving formal lecture or laboratory. For credit, the student must find a finance-related internship and work a minimum of 8 full weeks (40 hour work weeks).
Prerequisite:FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:FINA 4810/6810. 3 hours.
Course Title:International Finance
Course
Description:
International business decision making emphasizing the effects of internationalized financial and non-financial markets. Exchange rate analysis, hedged costs of funds, economic exposure and management, capital budgeting, financial and corporate strategy, and the evaluation of international risks and returns.
Oasis Title:INTL FINANCE
Prerequisite:FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 4920. 3 hours.
Course Title:Financial Modeling
Course
Description:
The use of software in applying financial models.
Oasis Title:FIN MODELING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study not involving lecture or laboratory.
Prerequisite:FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 5000. 1-3 hours.
Course Title:Special Topics in Finance
Course
Description:
Individual study, readings, or projects under the direction of a faculty member in Finance.
Oasis Title:SPCL TOPICS FINA
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:FINA 3000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL(FINA) 5100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate Finance
Course
Description:
The instruments, techniques, and institutions of real estate finance; sources of funds; mortgage risk analysis: emphasis on typical policies and procedures used in financing of residential, industrial, and commercial properties.
Oasis Title:REAL ESTATE FINANCE
Prerequisite:REAL 4000 or any 4000-level FINA course
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 5990. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study
Course
Description:
Individual, advanced study, reading, or projects under the direction of a faculty project director.
Oasis Title:DIRECTED STUDY
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:FINA 3000 and (MSIT 3000 or STAT 3000) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 7010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Financial Management
Course
Description:
Provides students with an introduction to the field of finance. Much of the course focuses on the responsibilities, concerns, and methods of analysis employed by corporate financial managers as well as on the role of financial markets and institutions in our economy.
Oasis Title:FINANCIAL MGMT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 7020 or FINA 8000 or FINA 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 7020. 1.5 hours.
Course Title:Financial Management
Course
Description:
Financial decision-making in the firm, emphasizing both investment and financing decisions. Analytical tools of finance are introduced. Valuation concepts, risk-return analysis, project valuation, capital structure, and corporate financing.
Oasis Title:FINANCIAL MGMT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 7010 or FINA 8000 or FINA 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 7050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Financial Analysis
Course
Description:
Application of basic principles of finance to a number of management activities, including cost management decisions. Topics include financial forecasting with an emphasis on cash flows and financial needs, valuation of ongoing business operations, evaluating production alternatives, cost accounting, and advanced topics in capital budgeting.
Oasis Title:FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 8050
Prerequisite:FINA 7010
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 7100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Corporate Financial Management
Course
Description:
Tools and concepts in corporate finance. Students are required to analyze situations, make value maximizing decisions, and communicate the basis of those decisions. Topics may include evaluation of financing alternatives, the cost of capital, security issuance, mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring, internal governance mechanisms, private equity, and working capital management.
Oasis Title:CORPORATE FIN MGMT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 8100
Prerequisite:FINA 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 7110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Valuation
Course
Description:
Focuses on valuing entire business enterprises. Topics include tying the financial statements together, forecasting free cash flows, estimating value via discounted cash flow, public multiples and comparable transactions, estimating the cost of capital, and valuation of companies in various transactions and restructurings.
Oasis Title:VALUATION
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 8110
Prerequisite:FINA 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Oasis Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:FINA 7310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Investments
Course
Description:
Survey of the theory and practice of investment management in highly competitive capital markets. The course is organized into modules covering the following concepts in investment management: derivative securities, fixed income securities, modern portfolio theory, asset pricing models, market efficiency, limits to arbitrage, and portfolio performance evaluation.
Oasis Title:INVESTMENTS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 8300
Prerequisite:FINA 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 7320. 3 hours.
Course Title:Financial Derivatives and Risk Management
Course
Description:
Introduction to derivative security markets, including call and put options, futures and forward contracts, and swaps. Topics include the economic role of derivatives, valuation of derivatives, derivative trading strategies, and managing risk with derivatives. The course will also focus more on examples and applications in financial derivatives and financial engineering.
Oasis Title:FINA DERIVATIVES
Prerequisite:FINA 7010 or FINA 7020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 7810. 3 hours.
Course Title:International Financial Management
Course
Description:
International business decision making with an emphasis on the relationship between decisions and markets. The determinants of exchange rates, hedged costs of funds, transaction and economic exposure management, capital budgeting, corporate strategy, and swaps. The course makes extensive use of cases.
Oasis Title:INTERNATL FIN MGMT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 8810
Prerequisite:FINA 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 8900. 1-5 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Finance
Course
Description:
Intensive study relating to a central theme of special interest in the field of Finance.
Oasis Title:DIR STUDY FINANCE
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 8990. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Finance
Course
Description:
The most recent professional contributions in the various special fields of finance. Student and instructor interests determine which particular field is brought under scrutiny.
Oasis Title:DIR STUDY IN FIN
Nontraditional Format:Directed study not involving formal lecture or lab.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:FINA 9000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Oasis Title:DOCTORAL RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:FINA 9100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Mathematical Finance
Course
Description:
Selected tools from continuous time finance and fundamental concepts in the analysis of stochastic processes. These tools are applied to the pricing of derivative securities--especially forward, futures, and option contracts. Binomial and finite difference approximations to continuous time processes are also used to price derivatives.
Oasis Title:MATHEMATICAL FIN
Pre or Corequisite:ECON 7910 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 9110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Valuation and Capital Market Theory
Course
Description:
Theory emphasizing valuation and capital markets. A mathematical development of the major asset pricing theories: the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), arbitrage pricing theory, the pricing of contingent claims, and the intertemporal CAPM. Related topics include expected utility maximization, mean-variance analysis, and efficient markets.
Oasis Title:VAL & CAP MKT THRY
Prerequisite:FINA 9100 and ECON 8010 and ECON 8070
Pre or Corequisite:ECON 8080
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 9120. 3 hours.
Course Title:Empirical Research in Corporate Finance
Course
Description:
Empirical research in corporate finance. The modern theories of capital structure, dividend policy, corporate control, investment banking, and capital budgeting, emerging areas of research such as market microstructure, venture capital financing, and comparative international corporate finance.
Oasis Title:EMP RES IN CORP FIN
Prerequisite:FINA 9100 and ECON 8000 and ECON 8010 and ECON 8070
Pre or Corequisite:FINA 9110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 9130. 3 hours.
Course Title:Financial Research Methodology
Course
Description:
The data bases and empirical methodologies used in performing financial research. Event study and regression methodologies in corporate finance research and investment-oriented methodologies such as factor and principal components analyses. Students gain experience in presentation of research and in refereeing papers.
Oasis Title:FIN RES METHODOLOGY
Prerequisite:FINA 9120 and ECON 8080
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 9200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Corporate Finance Theory
Course
Description:
Theoretical constructs underlying corporate finance, illustrated with both theoretical seminal and current research. Theoretical topics will include optimization, non-cooperative game theory, information economics, and agency theory. Signaling, screening, incentive design, product market structure, research and development, security issuance, bankruptcy, and market microstructure.
Oasis Title:CORP FINANCE THEORY
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 9210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Empirical Research in Investments
Course
Description:
The markets, trading systems, and properties of financial securities. Includes an investigation of market efficiency and the time series properties of securities. Empirical studies of asset pricing models, portfolio performance, term structure models, and capital market integration.
Oasis Title:EMP RESCH IN INVEST
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 9230. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Research Topics in Finance
Course
Description:
Advanced topics in finance. The content is flexible with the material based on recent advances in finance. Possible course topics include "Financial Markets and Institutions" and "Game Theory with Applications to Finance and Economics."
Oasis Title:RES TOPICS IN FIN
Prerequisite:FINA 9200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FINA 9300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 24 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Oasis Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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