Finance

FINANCE 2000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

(Variable) Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.

FINANCE 2001 Special Topics (LEC 0.0-6.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

FINANCE 2150 Corporate Finance I (LEC 3.0)

This course studies the need for funds in business and the techniques of analysis used to determine how effectively these funds are invested within the firm. Topics include the institutions, instruments, and markets concerned with raising funds. Prerequisites: Bus 1210 or Eng Mgt 2211.

FINANCE 3000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

(Variable) Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.

FINANCE 3001 Special Topics (LEC 0.0-6.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

FINANCE 3205 Finance Essentials (LEC 1.5)

This course is an introduction to the essentials of corporate finance for running a business. This course is designed for students planning to enter the MBA program. Credit in this course cannot be applied to any major or minor in Business, Information Sciences and Technology. Prerequisites: Senior or Junior Standing; 3.0 GPA required.

FINANCE 4099 Undergraduate Research (IND 0.0-6.0)

Designed for the undergraduate student who wishes to engage in research. Not for graduate credit. Not more than six credit hours allowed towards graduation credit. Subject and credit to be arranged with the instructor.

FINANCE 5000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in finance. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program and permission of the instructor.

FINANCE 5001 Special Topics (LEC 0.0-6.0)

This is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program.

FINANCE 5099 Research (IND 0.0-9.0)

Research investigation of an advanced nature leading to a major report suitable for publication in a journal or in a conference proceedings. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.

FINANCE 5160 Corporate Finance II (LEC 3.0)

This course provides a rigorous and consistent presentation of the theory of financial decisions. Capital markets are analyzed under assumptions of risk aversion and uncertainty. Models of modern portfolio theory are discussed including the CAPM and the Modigliani-Miller analysis. Prerequisites: Finance 2150.

FINANCE 5205 Graduate Finance Essentials (LEC 1.5)

This course is an introduction to the essentials of corporate finance for running a business. This course is designed for students planning to enter the MBA program. Credit in this course cannot be applied to any major or minor in Business, Information Sciences and Technology. Additional case or report required. Prerequisite: Bachelor Degree.

FINANCE 5260 Investments I (LEC 3.0)

Introduction to fundamental elements of investment analysis. Students learn financial tools and gain necessary knowledge to select among alternative financial assets. Real world experience includes stock analysis, portfolio simulations and interactions with professionals in the securities industry. Prerequisites: Finance 2150.

Aparna Gosavi, Adjunct Instructor
PHD Texas A&M International University

Hongxian Zhang, Assistant Professor
PHD University of Texas at San Antonio

Superscripts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 in the faculty listing refer to the following common footnotes:
1 Registered Professional Engineer
2 Registered Geologist
3 Certified Health Physicist
4 Registered Architect
5 Board Certified, American Academy of Environmental Engineers
6 LEED AP Certified

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