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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Principles of Finance (BUS 350)


Self-study, self-paced.

Various; distance learning format.

August 2021 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students are able to: make financial decisions based on the learning of real-life cases; articulate the five principles of finance; discuss the financial market and how to deal with the constant change; analyze the value of financial assets, including the risks and benefits; and handle capital at personal and international levels.


This course works under the premise there are five essential foundations to financing. The class is taught through the lens of those foundations. There is a concentrated effort to teach students not only to understand finances, but to allow them to make smart financial decisions. Real-life examples are presented so students see real-life answers to real financial issues.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business or Finance (7/22).