Courses

FIN 5305. Financial Concepts & Analysis.

Financial Concepts and Analysis (3-0) An intensive, in-depth study of finance with emphasis on the managerial implications of financial concepts. May not be counted for credit toward any graduate degree in business or economics.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACCT,BSAD

Prerequisite(s): (ACCT 5301 w/C or better)

FIN 5311. Financial Management.

Financial Management (3-0). A study of the financial manager in executive decision making involving financial planning and analysis in the allocation of the financial resources of a firm; investment decision-making, capital budgeting and financial problems of growth.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (ACCT 5301 w/C or better)

FIN 5315. Securities Analysis.

Securities Analysis (3-0) An in-depth study of the techniques of market and security analysis. Special emphasis is placed on the development of portfolio theory, application of the theory of real-world situations, and the evaluation of portfolio management.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACCT,BAMA,BSAD,ECON

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 4310 w/C or better ) OR (FIN 5311 w/C or better)

FIN 5316. Risk Mgmt and Derivative Mkts.

Risk Management and Derivative Markets (3-0) A study of the nature, functions and applications of the various futures and options markets and contracts. Basis, long and short term hedging, spreading, normal and inverted markets are examined, along with theoretical considerations.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 4310 w/C or better ) OR (FIN 5311 w/C or better)

FIN 5318. Capital Formation-Analysis-Bud.

Capital Formation, Analysis, and Budgeting (3-0) This course is designed to provide an in-depth study of the cost of capital and arguments concerning the appropriate specification of capital costs; analysis of the capitalization package of the firm; study of cash flows as they relate to the investment decision; risk analysis in the capital budgeting process and a study of techniques of capital budgeting under various constraints.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACCT,BAMA,BSAD,ECON

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 4310 w/C or better ) OR (FIN 5311 w/C or better)

FIN 5322. Internat'l Financial Mkts/Inst.

International Financial Markets and Institutions (3-0) An in-depth study of the markets and institutions that influence the flow of goods and services among nations, exchange rate determination, and international monetary problems. Subject matter may vary at the discretion of the instructor.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 4310 w/C or better ) OR (FIN 5311 w/C or better)

FIN 5325. International Financial Mgmt.

International Financial Management (3-0) This course examines the managerial implications pertaining to the financial operations of the firm and investments in the international arena. The standard topics in International finance, such as the history of international finance, foreign exchange markets, exchange rate determination, foreign exchange risk (exposure), hedging techniques for that risk (using forwards, futures, options and swaps), international corporate valuation and capital budgeting, and sources of funds and the cost of capital in the international bond, stock, and money markets, are examined from a managerial point of view.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 4310 w/C or better ) OR (FIN 5311 w/C or better)

FIN 5367. Country Risk Analysis.

FIN 5367: Country Risk Analysis (3-0) The application of national income and product account statements, international balance of payment statements, and external indebtedness calculations to international business decisions is studied. Advanced economic and financial ratio analysis utilization in loan repayment likelihood estimation is also developed. ECON 5367 and FIN 5367 cannot both be take for credit.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

FIN 5370. Financial Modeling.

Financial Modeling (3-0) Study of classical and contemporary financial models. Emphasis on examining theoretical foundations, testing and modification of existing models, and inferences they provide for decision making. Among topics covered are simulation models of financial processes of the firm, modeling and testing securities market behavior, risk management strategies, valuation, and sensitivity analysis of financial decisions.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACCT,BAMA,BSAD,ECON

Prerequisite(s): (FIN 4310 w/C or better ) OR (FIN 5311 w/C or better)

FIN 5392. Dir Individual Study-Finance.

Directed Individual Study in Finance (0-0-3) This course may be repeated, but no more than three semester credit hours may be applied to satisfy the requirements for the master's degree.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACCT,BAMA,BSAD,ECON

FIN 5394. Current Issues in Finance.

Current Issues in Finance (3-0) A course organized to investigate special topics and current issues in finance. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACCT,BAMA,BSAD,ECON