BUSFIN 1200 - Personal Finance
Introduction to the field of personal financial management and planning, focusing on the tools individuals and families employ to manage their financial affairs.
Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 220, or enrolled in Accounting or Finance majors.
BUSFIN 4221 - Investments
Skills for valuation and theories and applications of CAPM, APT, and efficient markets; investment options, forwards and futures, interest rate parity, and relevant market regulation.
Prereq: 3220 (620), BusMgt 2320 (330), and 2321 (331). Not open to students with credit for 722, 4220 or 4222.
BUSFIN 5402 - Real Estate Valuation
This real estate valuation and financial modeling course will cover existing income producing property as well as ground up construction. Topics include market analysis, comparable valuation, income valuation, cost valuation, real estate finance, expense reimbursements, budget development, and pro-forma modeling.
Prereq: 3400, and enrollment in RealEst major or minor; or 4211, 4221, and enrollment in Finance major; or 7240; or permission of instructor.
BUSFIN 7200 - Applied Financial Software Applications
This hands-on course covers the application of financial software tools and financial modeling. You will be exposed to real world applications used in corporate finance, investment banking, private equity, and asset management. You will complete and apply models relating to project analysis, capital budgeting, financial statement analysis, equity intrinsic values, capital structure, portfolio management, leveraged buyouts, and mergers & acquisitions.
Prereq: MBA 6223. Priority seating to Finance students.
BUSFIN 7220 - Investment Management I
Advanced skills needed for securities valuation, theories and applications related to the CAPM, APT, and efficient markets.
Prereq and concur: MBA 6221, 6222, or 810. Not open to students with credit for 822.
BUSFIN 7222 - Investment Management II
Valuation of fixed income securities as well as measures of their interest rate and credit risk.
Prereq: MBA 6221 (810) and 6222 (811), or prereq or concur: 7210, 7220 (822), or 7230 (823). Not open to students with credit for 827.
BUSFIN 4225 - Investment Strategies and Philosophies
This course is designed to teach different investment strategies, reveal the beliefs that underlie each one, provide evidence on whether the strategies actually produce results, and what an investor needs to understand in order to implement a philosophy. The strategies covered include value investing, growth investing, technical analysis, market timing, arbitrage, fixed income.
Prereq: 4211 and 4221.