FIN 101 Personal Finance (3)
Description: Microsoft Excel is taught during the first four weeks of the semester and prepares the student to successfully complete the course. Personal Finance focuses primarily on math computations, using personal financial topics to learn how to make decisions as a result of an analysis of the numbers involved. These personal financial concepts include goal setting, budgeting, major purchase decision making, credit, risk analysis, investments and retirement. Critical and creative thinking skills are demonstrated by solving practical everyday personal financial story problems. Microsoft Excel is used to perform many of the mathematical calculations necessary to arrive at solutions. The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam may be taken after the course to certify in Microsoft Excel.
FIN 260 Financial Management (3)
Prerequisites: BUS 101
Description: Trains students in the financial management and profit maximization of a business enterprise. Develops skills in basic financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, determining working capital requirements, determining operating and financial leverage, analyzing capital investment, and making financial decisions. Includes collaborating with a real organization's management to perform a study of its financial management performance.