Finance Courses

We are excited about the prospect of your taking courses through SCOPE. Formal admission to BJU is not required to take a course by distance learning, and approval to take a distance learning course does not imply admission to BJU or to a particular degree program.

Fin 212: Introduction to Investments

3 credits

Introduction to asset classes, financial instruments, securities markets, and risk/return trade-offs. Overview of market efficiency, equity and debt securities, mutual funds, and basic options.

  • Dates: Jan. 17–Mar. 5, 2022
  • Registration closed

Essentials of Investing – 11th Edition
Zvi Bodie and Alex Kane and Alan Marcus
McGraw-Hill/Irwin
ISBN: 9781260013924

The Treasure Principle, Revised and Updated
Randy Alcorn

The Treasure Principle Bible Study
Randy Alcorn

Fin 402: Financial Theory & Application

3 credits

An in-depth analysis of financial statements and application of principles of finance to actual business situations. Designed to develop decision-making abilities by having students recommend solutions to financial problems. Students will design and use computerized spreadsheet applications to assist in analysis.

  • Dates: May 9–June 25, 2022
  • Register by: May 6, 2022
  • Prerequisites: AC 305 or Fin 201 Prerequisite

Foundations of Financial Management – 16th Edition
Block, Hirt, and Danielsen
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9781259277160
Note: An online version is acceptable versus using a hardback copy. No CD is required.

Fin 201: Corporate Finance

3 credits

Principles and techniques of financial analysis, planning and control, working capital management, capital budgeting, long-term financing and cost of capital.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Prerequisites: Ac 103 or Ac 203 Prerequisite

Foundations of Financial Management – 16th Edition
Stanley B. Block, Geoffrey A. Hirt, Bartley R. Danielsen
McGraw-Hill
Note: You may use an earlier edition, back to and including the 13th edition.