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Financial Management
FINANCIAL MGMT
CLASS CODE: B 301 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Part of the junior core for business majors. Covers financial statement analysis, cash management, capital structure, capital budgeting, short and long-term financial management, sources of financing, risk/return, dividend policy, and international finance. Basic mathematics of finance and spreadsheet software will be taught and used in the course.
DESCRIPTION: This introductory course in financial management provides a basic foundation for other courses in finance and business management. The course is designed to help students develop an understanding of and ability to work with fundamental finance concepts. Basic mathematics of finance and spreadsheet software will be taught and used in the course. The class will emphasize ethical issues, communication skills, and interactive skills necessary for success in the business environment.
TOPICS: Topics covered in this course include financial statement analysis, leverage, working capital management, capital structure, capital budgeting, short and long-term financial management, sources of financing, time value of money, cost of capital, and much more.
OBJECTIVES: Students will develop an understanding of and ability to work with fundamental financial concepts. Basic mathematics and finance. Use of business calculator will be taught in the course. Students will learn real-world applications of core financial principles.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Successful completion of Pre-Business Core.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001