Finance (6400)

Finance (6400)

200 FOUNDATNS OF PERSONAL FINANCE 3 credits
Prerequisites: 3250:200; 3450:145. Explores application of finance concepts in personal finance with emphasis on the personal financial planning process.
220 LEGAL & SOC ENVIRON BUSINESS 3 credits
Prerequisite: completion of 32 credits. Explores the legal and social environment in which modern business must function. The legal system, public and private law, and contemporary social and ethical issues are addressed.
301 PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE 3 credits
Prerequisites: 3250:200; 3450:145; 6200:201 and 250. An overview of the financial system and the major decision areas of the financial manager such as capital budgeting, financing, and working capital management.
302 INTERMEDIATE CORPORATE FINANCE 3 credits
Prerequisite: 6400:301. This second course in corporate finance builds upon 6400:301 to provide students with an analytic foundation for careers in business.
310 CORPORATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3 credits
Prerequisites: 6200:250, 6200:201. The objective of this course is to build on the foundation of your initial business finance course, expanding your financial analysis skills and deepening your knowledge of finance theory.
321 BUSINESS LAW I 3 credits
Prerequisite: completion of 64 credits. Discussions designed to develop legal reasoning within substantive areas of contractual obligation, agency relationships, partnerships, corporations, accountant's legal responsibility, federal securities regulation and antitrust law.
322 BUSINESS LAW II 3 credits
Prerequisite: completion of 64 credits. Applications of Uniform Commercial Code in sales, commercial paper and secured transactions. Additional discussions include property, wills, estates, trusts, bailments, insurance, suretyship, bankruptcy, and labor law.
323 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW 3 credits
The law and international commercial transactions. Among the subjects covered are sovereignty; treaties; agreements; antitrust practices; property rights; international arbitration.
338 FINANCIAL MARKETS & INSTITUTNS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 301 or 6140:370; or permission of instructor. Studies the flows of funds. Analyzes major financial intermediaries. Money and capital markets reviewed with emphasis on interest rates and their impact upon administration of specific financial intermediaries.
343 INVESTMENTS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 6400:301 or 6140:300, 6500:304 or 6500:222 or permission of instructor. Range of security investment media explored, alternative investment programs considered and role of securities markets through which goals can be achieved studied.
390 REAL EST PRINC: VALUE APPROACH 3 credits
A study of real estate: the profession, the process, and the product. Emphasis is on real estate as a product and the valuation process. The measurement of value requires tool abilities in accounting, statistics and finance.
402 INCOME PROPERTY APPRAISAL 3 credits
Prerequisites: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college; 301 or 6140:300; or permission of instructor. Advanced course in real property appraisal and valuation. Techniques and concepts will be covered along with the theory underlying such techniques.
403 REAL ESTATE FINANCE 3 credits
Prerequisites: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college; 301 or 6140:300; or permission of instructor. Advanced course in real estate covering financing of and investment in real property. Included are investment techniques, methods, institutions, instruments, valuation, appraisal and policy issues.
414 RISK MGMT: PROPERTY & CASUALTY 3 credits
Prerequisite: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college; 301 or permission of instructor. Addresses tools for managing risk, legal concepts of insurance contracts, personal insurance and commercial property and casualty insurance policies as well as other risk issues.
415 RISK MGT:LIFE & HLTH INSURANCE 3 credits
Prerequisites: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college; 301 or 6410:300; or permission of instructor. Concepts of life and health insurance and risk management are addressed.
416 ENTERPRISE RISK: DERIVATIVES 3 credits
Prerequisite: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college; 301 or permission. Explores risk issues at the firm level with emphasis upon identification and management of risk to enhance firm value.
417 RETIREMENT PLANNING 3 credits
Prerequisites: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college; 301 or 6140:300; or permission of instructor. An in-depth examination of retirement and estate planning objectives, methods, and strategies including the study of employee benefits plans, public and private pension funds, and lifetime strategies for maximization of estate assets.
424 LEGAL CONCEPTS OF REAL ESTATE 3 credits
Prerequisite: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college. Study of concepts of law governing the many interests in real estate including acquisition, encumbrance, transfer, rights and obligations of parties, and the various state and federal regulations. The legal concepts of the business of real estate are likewise examined. Emphasis is on a managerial approach utilizing the case method.
432 SEM: FINANCIAL PLANNING 3 credits
Prerequisites: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college; 6400:301 or 6140:300. 6400:343 or 6140:341, 6200:410, 6200:430, or permission of the instructor. Corequisites: 6400:415. Explores financial planning function, including contact, data acquisition, plan development and implementation; addressing planning techniques and financial planning ethical issues.
436 COMMERCIAL BANK MANAGEMENT 3 credits
Prerequisites: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college; 6200:250, 6400:301 or 6140:300 and 6400:338; or permission of instructor. Study of administrative policy determination and decision making within the commercial bank. Analysis of policy making in areas of liquidity, loan and security investment and sources of funds.
438 INTERNATIONAL BANKING 3 credits
Prerequisite: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college; 301; or permission of instructor. Examination of recent trends in the expansion of international banking activities and associated revenue maximizing strategies.
448 ADVANCED PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT 3 credits
Prerequisite: 343. Advanced Portfolio Management is a semester long case course. The case is the management of the UA Student-Managed Investment Fund. This course's primary activity will be the active management of the Fund. Current and selected topics relating to investments and financial markets will be discussed as needed in the rapidly changing world economy. The course will give the student practical experience in portfolio construction, management and evaluation by managing real money on a real time basis.
473 FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS 3 credits
Prerequisites: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college; 301 or 6140:300; or permission of instructor. Analysis and interpretation of the financial position and performance of the business firm from the perspective of the credit and financial analyst. Emphasizes mechanics and art of financial analysis.
481 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS FINANCE 3 credits
Prerequisite: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college; 301 or 6410:300; or permission of instructor. Theory and practice of financial wealth maximization in the international business enterprise.
485 FINANCIAL STRATEGY 3 credits
Prerequisites: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college; senior standing; 302, 343, 338 and 473. Capstone course with applications of financial management theories and tools to make decisions in capital budgeting, capital structure, and working capital management.
489 ADVANCED FINANCIAL ANALYTICS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 6400:301 or 6500:304 or 6500:221, 6400 302, 6400 338, 6400 343. Analysis of financial models using advanced spreadsheet techniques. Models from personal finance, corporate finance and investments are incorporated, with applications in financial planning, forecasting, portfolio theory and security valuation, option valuation, capital investment and cost of capital.
490 SEL T: FINANCE 1-3 credits
Prerequisites: at a minimum must have been admitted to a four year degree granting college; 6200:250 and 301; or permission of instructor. Provides opportunity for study of special topics not covered in current finance courses.
499 INDP STUDY: FINANCE 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: permission of department head. Provides means for individualized in-depth study of finance problem or problems from which student can derive significant benefit.

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