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Principles of Finance (FIN-101)
Version 1 and 2: Varies (self-study; self-paced).
Version 1: August 2018 - April 2023. Version 2: May 2023 - Present.
Version 1 and 2: 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.
Version 1 and 2: 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.
Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Business Administration (8/18). Version 2: In the associate/certificate degree category OR in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Business Administration (5/23 revalidation).