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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

LawShelf Educational Media | Evaluated Learning Experience

Corporate Finance Law (FIN-201)


Various (self-study, self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

June 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe methods by which corporations can raise capital; discuss the steps that are necessary to complete the initial public offering process; determine whether a company is ready and advised to engage in the registration and IPO process; apply various federal and state securities rules; and distinguish between public and private offerings and explain the significance of those differences, both in legal and practical aspects.


The Corporate Finance Law course focuses on the legal aspects of the ways in which businesses raise capital through various methods. It covers the initial public offering, private offerings, and focuses on the state and federal laws that regulate corporate finance.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business Law, Corporate Transactions, or Corporate Credit Management (6/21).