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Principles of Finance (FIN-101)

Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Dates: 

August 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: articulate principles relevant to finance and valuations; calculate the time value of money, including the present and future values of cash and cash flow streams; describe the effects of interest rates on valuation of many different financial products; assess the theoretical values of stocks and bonds based on various school of thought, formulas and projections; explain the effect of risk on stock and bond valuations; engage in the process of capital budgeting; and apply cost of capital principles and those of the capital asset pricing model.

Instruction: 

This course introduces students to principles relevant to finance, budgeting, interest rates, present values and securities valuation. Major topics include: quantitative and technological tools used in finance; how firms make decisions in financial management issues; strategies for pricing financial assets and how firms manage financial capital in the short and long term.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Business Administration (8/18).

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