COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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 antitrust law.
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' rights.
Prereq: 240-341.

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 of investors.
Prereq: 240-344.

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.
Prereq: 240-344.

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.
Prereq: 240-344.

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

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.
Prereq: 240-344.


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.
Prereq: 240-345.

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 assets.
Prereq: 240-341

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.
Prereq: 240-341.

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 health.


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.
Prereq: 240-341.

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.
Prereq: 240-345.

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.
Prereq: 240-348

240-460/660 ADVANCED PROPERTY AND CASUALTY 3 cr
INSURANCE

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 3 cr
AND PENSIONS
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 the
department.

240-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES 1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in the major or 6 credits in the degree.

240-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr
Repeatable.