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Fin 201
3 Credits
Corporate Finance
Principles and techniques of financial analysis, planning and control, working capital management, capital budgeting, long-term financing and cost of capital. Summer only, three hours.
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Dates: Jun. 24 – Aug. 10, 2024
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Register by: Jun. 21, 2024
Next offered: Oct. 18, 2024 - Dec. 14, 2024
Prerequisites: Ac 103 or Ac 203 Prerequisite.
Foundations of Financial Management – 16th edition
Stanley B. Block, Geoffrey A. Hirt, Bartley R. Danielsen
McGraw-Hill
Fin 211
3 Credits
Personal & Ministry Finance
Financial management strategies including strategies for budgeting, expense control, credit cards, home buying, car buying, insurance, and investing. Principles applied to personal, ministry, and community finance settings. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Register by: Aug. 27, 2024
Next offered: May. 12, 2025 - Jun. 28, 2025
The World's Easiest Guide to Finances – 2000
Larry Burkett
Northfield Publishing
ISBN: 1-881273-38-5
Church Finance: The Church Leader's Guide to Financial Operations – 2nd
Michael E. Batts
Christianity Today International
ISBN: 978-1-61407-922-4
Fin 201
3 Credits
Corporate Finance
Principles and techniques of financial analysis, planning and control, working capital management, capital budgeting, long-term financing and cost of capital. Summer only, three hours.
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Textbooks
Dates: Oct. 18 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Register by: Oct. 15, 2024
Next offered: Jun. 30, 2025 - Aug. 16, 2025
Prerequisites: Ac 103 or Ac 203 Prerequisite.
Foundations of Financial Management – 16th edition
Stanley B. Block, Geoffrey A. Hirt, Bartley R. Danielsen
McGraw-Hill
Fin 310
3 Credits
Financial Institutions & Markets
An introduction to the structure and functioning of financial institutions and markets, including the commercial banking system and the Federal Reserve. Topics include banking theory, financial instruments, roles of financial intermediaries, and the impact of regulation, competition, and securitization on the stability of financial systems. Three hours.
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Dates: Oct. 18 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Register by: Oct. 15, 2024
Fin 212
3 Credits
Introduction to Investments
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. Three hours.
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Dates: Jan. 17 – Mar. 8, 2025
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Register by: Jan. 14, 2025
Essentials of Investments – 11th
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
3 Credits
Financial Theory & Application
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. Three hours.
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Dates: Mar. 7 – May. 3, 2025
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Register by: Mar. 4, 2025
Prerequisites: AC 305 or Fin 201 Prerequisite.
Foundations of Financial Management – 16th
Block, Hirt, and Danielsen
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9781259277160
Fin 211
3 Credits
Personal & Ministry Finance
Financial management strategies including strategies for budgeting, expense control, credit cards, home buying, car buying, insurance, and investing. Principles applied to personal, ministry, and community finance settings. Three hours.
Information
Textbooks
Dates: May. 12 – Jun. 28, 2025
Register
Register by: May. 9, 2025
The World's Easiest Guide to Finances – 2000
Larry Burkett
Northfield Publishing
ISBN: 1-881273-38-5
Church Finance: The Church Leader's Guide to Financial Operations – 2nd
Michael E. Batts
Christianity Today International
ISBN: 978-1-61407-922-4
Fin 201
3 Credits
Corporate Finance
Principles and techniques of financial analysis, planning and control, working capital management, capital budgeting, long-term financing and cost of capital. Summer only, three hours.
Information
Textbooks
Dates: Jun. 30 – Aug. 16, 2025
Register
Register by: Jun. 27, 2025
Prerequisites: Ac 103 or Ac 203 Prerequisite.
Foundations of Financial Management – 16th edition
Stanley B. Block, Geoffrey A. Hirt, Bartley R. Danielsen
McGraw-Hill
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