Finance (FIN)

Finance (FIN)

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FIN 5505 Advanced Corporate Financial Management: 3 semester hours.

Evaluation and analysis for financial decision making. Asset valuation, cost of capital, leasing, dividend policy, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, asset restructuring and additional topics related to firms' financial decisions and performance. Specific, evaluated graduate-level activities and/or performances are identified in the course syllabus. PREREQ: FIN 3315 or MBA 6615.

FIN 5531 Financial Modeling: 3 semester hours.

Survey of integrative modeling with special applications of computer models. Includes topics from cash flow forecasting, mergers and acquisition, financial structure, and capital budgeting.

FIN 5545 Real Estate Finance: 3 semester hours.

Principles and methods of valuing business and residential land and improvements; analysis of sources and methods used in the financing of construction and development.

FIN 5548 Financial Management of Depository Institutions: 3 semester hours.

An analysis of the managerial issues which affect the financial performance of depository institutions such as capital adequacy, liquidity and asset/liability management techniques, profitability analysis, funding and investment decisions.

FIN 5551 Student-Managed Investment Fund I: 3 semester hours.

Management of the D.A. Davidson Student-Managed Investment Fund. Students act as financial analysts. Provides students with real-world knowledge and judgment crucial to sound investing. Students may apply either FIN 5551 or FIN 5552, but not both, toward their electives.

FIN 5552 Student-Managed Investment Fund II: 3 semester hours.

Management of the D.A. Davidson Student-Managed Investment Fund. Students act as financial analysts. Emphasis on security selection, portfolio management, and creation of an annual report. Student can apply either FIN 5551 or FIN 5552, but not both, toward their electives.

FIN 5564 Entrepreneurial Finance: 3 semester hours.

Course develops financial and managerial skills important to students who are interested in pursuing careers in an entrepreneurial setting. Topics include: financial issues unique to entrepreneurial firms, development of skills with wide application in entrepreneurial situations, and financing sources available to entrepreneurial companies.

FIN 5575 International Corporate Finance: 3 semester hours.

Study of financing investment projects abroad including the tapping of overseas capitol markets, financing export transactions, hedging foreign exchange risks, and the control alternatives of international business.

FIN 5578 Investments: 3 semester hours.

Fundamental principles in the risk-return valuation of financial instruments. Topics include the institutional framework in which securities are traded, modern portfolio theory, asset pricing, derivatives, and portfolio management.

FIN 5580 Financial Analysis and Performance: 3 semester hours.

Modeling, measuring and interpreting financial and strategic management of firms for decision making from a short- and long-term perspective. Specific, evaluated graduate-level activities and/or performances are identified in the course syllabus. PREREQ: FIN 3315 or MBA 6615.

FIN 5584 Options and Futures: 3 semester hours.

Examination of the pricing and use of options, financial futures, swaps, and other derivative securities.

FIN 5591 Seminar in Finance: 3 semester hours.

Reading, discussion and preparation of reports on selected topics. Restricted to senior and graduate students in business who have the consent of the instructor. May be repeated with instructor's permission for up to 6 credits.

FIN 5592 Special Problems in Finance: 2-3 semester hours.

Research and reports on selected problems or topics in finance. Restricted to senior and graduate students in business who have the consent of the Dean. May be repeated under different title for a maximum of 9 credits with the permission of the major advisor and the Dean.

FIN 5599 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This is an experimental course. The course title and number of credits are noted by course section and announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. May be repeated.

FIN 6699 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This is an experimental course. The course title and number of credits are noted by course section and announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. May be repeated.

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