May 21, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

FIN 251 - Introduction to Finance

3 cr.

(Prerequisites: MATH 106  or permission from the instructor, ECO 153 , ECO 154 , Co-requisites: ACC 251  or ACC 253 ). For non-business majors, substitution of ECO 101  in place of ECO 153 , ECO 154  is permissible.

This course introduces the business student to the field of finance. It serves as the foundation course for financial principles used in both financial management and investment courses. Topics include time value of money, risk analysis, basic operation of the capital markets, current asset and liability analysis, and introduction to the topics of capital budgeting and cost of capital calculation.