The Undergraduate Certificate in Finance focuses on investments and the workings of financial institutions. Students will study topics such as corporate and global finance, financial and technical feasibility analysis of a project or program. This concentration provides a solid foundation for entrepreneurs who want to start their own business.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Interpret stockholders’ reports and basic financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, statements of retained earnings, and cash flow statements.
- Examine the role and interactions of banks, including the central bank, and other financial institutions in the modern dynamic financial system.
- Discuss the various sources of long-term the firm’s financial policy. Discuss short-term financial planning and management.
- Explain various risks faced by financial institutions in general, as well the volatility in markets and various securities.
Course Requirements (18 credit hours)
|FIN 300 Essentials of Corporate Finance||3 credit hours|
|FIN 400 Working Capital Management||3 credit hours|
|FIN 401 Financial Institutions and Markets||3 credit hours|
|FIN 402 Corporate Financial Decisions||3 credit hours|
|FIN 403 Financial Derivatives||3 credit hours|
|FIN 404 Investment Decisions||3 credit hours|