240-341 BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW - 3 cr
A beginning business-oriented approach to the law for business students,
secondary teachers who intend to teach business law and pre-law students.
The course includes a brief history of the United States system, torts,
contracts and governmental regulations of business with a focus on
Prereq: Admission to upper division or jr st.
240-342 ADVANCED BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW - 3 cr
An advanced study of the law for business or pre-law student, including
the effect of the Uniform Commercial Code on commercial paper, checks and
documents of title, secured transactions and sales of goods. The course
also includes a study of the laws of property, corporations and creditors'
240-344 BUSINESS FINANCE - 3 cr
Problems of financing long-run funds requirements of the business
enterprise to include reserve and dividend policies, promotion, expansion,
combination of business, planning, planning of capital structure, legal
forms of business enterprise.
Prereq: 210-249 or 210-341 or 210-342.
240-345 INVESTMENTS - 3 cr
A study of the various types of investments available, the markets in
which they are traded, the techniques used to make sound investment
decisions, and the factors which affect those decisions for various types
240-348 REAL ESTATE - 3 cr
Designed to integrate the theory and practice of real estate operations
through a discussion of the following areas: Urban structure and urban
growth, the urban economy, appraisal analysis, property development and
real estate investments analysis.
240-360 FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS - 3 cr
Survey of institutional arrangements through which funds are accumulated
and made available to consumers, farmers, business and government. An
understanding of the behavior of the non-monetary as well as the money and
capital markets is developed.
240-370 SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE - 3 cr
A detailed study of the financial management problems confronting small
business. This course includes topics such as development of financial
plans and controls, financing a business, and working capital management.
240-401 FINANCIAL PLANNING -3 cr
This course serves as an introduction to the occupational area of
Financial Planning and surveys the following topics: determining
financial objectives, formulating investment objectives, tax planning,
insurance planning, and retirement and estate planning.
Prereq: A Finance Major with 240-341 and 240-345.
240-410 MULTINATIONAL BUSINESS FINANCE - 3 cr
Application of financial theory to multinational firms. The course
includes an investigation of: determinants of international portfolio and
direct investment, management of foreign exchange positions, a survey of
the international financial environment, multinational credit institutions
and markets and taxation.
240-420/620 BANK ADMINISTRATION - 3 cr
Commercial banking, principles and practices, comprehensively treated with
emphasis on operations and administration, bank services, credit analysis,
loan and investment policies, profit planning and control. This course
cannot be used to satisfy the MBA degree requirement.
Prereq: 240-344 and 240-360.
240-430 FINANCIAL FUTURES AND OPTIONS - 3 cr
A study of financial futures and options. Course topics will include:
characteristics of futures and options contracts, how the markets
function, the ways in which the instruments are used and why, option
valuation models, the cash-futures basis, and regulation. Repeatable.
240-442/642 ESTATES AND TRUSTS - 3 cr
A study of the law relating to real and personal property, wills, estates,
trusts and the responsibility of fiduciaries in handling other people's
240-443 LABOR LAW - 3 cr
A legalistic introduction to labor law through a study of cases and
related statutes of those general principles important to both workers and
management. The study of these materials will aid management and labor in
understanding the position of the law in determining and providing a
solution to labor law problems.
240-444 CORPORATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT DECISIONS - 3 cr
An advanced study of the requirements for and sources of funds in the
business organizations. The course deals with both long and short-term
aspects of finance with emphasis placed on analysis and decision making.
Prereq: 240-345 and sr st.
240-446/646 INSURANCE - 3 cr
Principles of risk and insurance and their applications to business
management and personal affairs. Analysis of concepts and methods of
handling risks; insurance carriers and contracts; survey of policies for
fire insurance, business interruption, liability, automobile, life and
240-455 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND GOVERNMENT - 3 cr
A study of the administrative process as it relates to current concerns of
society members who are affected by government regulation. Specifically
the legal problems involved are delegation problems, investigative rule
making and procedural problems that a business encounters in dealing with
an administrative agency.
240-456/656 SECURITY ANALYSIS - 3 cr
A detailed examination of the various classes of securities available for
investors, and the development of techniques used to reach dependable
conclusions as to the safety and attractiveness of a given security at the
current market price or at some assumed price.
240-457 REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT - 3 cr
A course covering all phases of the site selection, development,
marketing, and business organization. The course deals with both long and
short-term leasing, financing, appraising, development of industrial
parks, rehabilitation, investment in, management of, zoning and tax
factors of industrial and corporate real estate.
Prereq: 240-348; may be waived for graduate students. Graduate students
should confer with the instructor in advance.
240-458 REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS - 3 cr
Examination of investment principles and tax considerations as they apply
to real estate, specifically apartment houses, shopping centers, office
buildings, urban development and vacant land.
240-460/660 ADVANCED PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE - 3 cr
Consideration of advanced topics in property and casualty insurance. Among
items covered are direct and indirect property coverages, inland marine
insurance, liability coverage including its legal foundations, workmen's
compensation, the general liability contract, crime coverages, surety and
fidelity bonding and insurance regulation.
Prereq: Concurrent enrollment in 240-446 or consent of instructor
240-464/664 ADVANCED LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE AND
PENSIONS - 3 cr
Consideration of advanced topics in life and health insurance. Among
topics covered are principles underlying life insurance, individual life
insurance contracts, business uses of life insurance, fixed and variable
annuities, individual health coverages, group insurance principles and
uses and pensions.
Prereq: Concurrent enrollment in 240-446 or consent of instructor
240-490/690 WORKSHOP - 1-3 cr
Repeatable. Prereq: Consent of instructor.
240-493 INTERNSHIP IN FINANCE - 1-3 cr
This is an opportunity for a finance student to gain practical experience
in a business before graduation. The experience will supplement the
students' academic work in preparation for a career in business.
Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in the major.
Prereq: Finance major or minor, junior or senior standing, and consent of
240-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES - 1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in the major or 6 credits in the
240-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY - 1-3 cr
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