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National College Credit Recommendation Service
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Finance (FIN 325)
Version 1 and 2: 32 hours (8 weeks).
Connecticut, Delaware, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and other approved locations throughout the United States.
Version 1: July 2010 - December 2021. Version 2: January 2023 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: examine basic theories of finance; apply theories in relevant and meaningful situations; analyze the complex and dynamic nature of the financial market in the changing global economy; differentiate the rationales behind financial decisions; and examine financial problems objectively, factually, and logically.
Version 1 and 2: Major topics include: introduction to financial management; analysis of financial statements; risk and returns on time value of money; stocks and bonds valuation; capital budgeting; capital structure and leverage; dividend policy and forecasting; working capital management; cost of capital, financial markets and institutions.
Version 1: In lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Finance or Financial Markets and Institutions (6/10) (12/15 revalidation). Version 2: In lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Finance or Financial Markets and Institutions (1/23). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.