Finance Minor

Lower Division Requirements

ACC250 Principles of Accounting I

An introduction to financial accounting, involving its basic structure, the accounting cycles for service and merchandising enterprises, assets, liabilities, and accounting systems. (3 units; Fall)

ACC250-B
Browning, Julianna
09/03/2019 W 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM BUS ONLN
ACC250-C
Christie, Stephen R.
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 106
ACC250-D
Christie, Stephen R.
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 106
ACC250-A
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
09/03/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 124
ACC250-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS

CIS265 Info Systems Essentials

This is an introduction to the essential computer software tools used in the modern information society. Students will be introduced to software applications such as word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, databases, and email. Project-based learning activities will provide hands-on experiences for students to practice and apply the skills to real-world situations. Students will integrate these tools in a comprehensive project. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

CIS265-E
Shade, Karen S
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex 375
CIS265-H
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
09/03/2019 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex ONLN
CIS265-D
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
09/03/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex ONLN
CIS265-J
Corso, Anthony J.
09/03/2019 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-G
Phillips, Timothy,, Jr
09/03/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 209
CIS265-I
Corso, Anthony J.
09/03/2019 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-A
Bainum, Pamela Diane
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B113
CIS265-B
Bainum, Pamela Diane
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B113
CIS265-C
Phillips, Timothy,, Jr
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 209
CIS265-F
Corso, Anthony J.
09/03/2019 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-K
Corso, Anthony J.
09/03/2019 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-B
Corso, Anthony J.
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 367
CIS265-C
Shade, Karen S
01/13/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 367
CIS265-K
Phillips, Timothy,, Jr
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 367
CIS265-A
Corso, Anthony J.
01/13/2020 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-D
Corso, Anthony J.
01/13/2020 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-E
Corso, Anthony J.
01/13/2020 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-F
Shade, Karen S
01/13/2020 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-G
Bainum, Pamela Diane
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 209
CIS265-H
Bainum, Pamela Diane
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B113
CIS265-I
Bainum, Pamela Diane
01/13/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Yeager Center B113
CIS265-J
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 209
CIS265-L
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
01/13/2020 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS ONLN

Upper Division Requirements

BUS303 Business Finance

This course provides an introduction to the principles of financial management. It includes an overview of financial management, financial analysis and control, capital investment decisions, raising funds and cost of capital, sources of long-term funds and cash management principles. Prerequisites: ACC 250 or 350 and CIS 265 or 270. (3 units; Fall)

BUS303-B
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/03/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 250
BUS303-C
Harrison, Adele L.
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 253
BUS303-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 252
BUS303-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/13/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS
BUS303-B
Harrison, Adele L.
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS

FIN310 Intermediate Business Finance

An overview of long-term financing topics intended to prepare the students for upper division courses covering additional finance areas. Course includes advanced components of corporate finance with an emphasis on the practices that shape the financial decision-making process. These include risk/return models, valuation of securities, capital budgeting, and capital structure decisions. Prerequisite: BUS 303. (3 units; Spring)

FIN310-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/13/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM BUS

FIN325 Financial Markets and Institutns

Students examine the role of regulators, depository institutions, insurance companies, and financial markets in the process of intermediation. Key concepts include interest rate determination, methods of security valuation, managing commercial banking, and risk management in financial institutions. Prerequisites: BUS 218 and 303. (3 units; Spring)

FIN325-A
Harrison, Adele L.
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS

FIN405 Financial Analysis and Forecstng

This course covers a more in-depth analysis of financial statements and the integration of financial forecasting based on interpreting financial data and performance. Students will evaluate investment alternatives and apply risk analysis to the valuation process from a decision-makers’ perspective. Prerequisites: BUS 303 and 315. (3 units; Spring)

FIN405-A
Harrison, Adele L.
01/13/2020 Th 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM BUS ONLN

Upper Division Finance Elective Requirements

Complete three (3) units from the following:

ACC430 Federal Income Tax Accounting

Covers the theory of tax accounting with practical applications to individuals, proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, and fiduciary organizations. Prerequisite: ACC 251. (3 units; Fall)

ACC430-A
Ardito, Richard James
09/03/2019 W 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN

FIN425 Retirement and Estate Planning

This course focuses on key components, legal requirements, and restrictions, related to effective retirement and estate planning. Specific topics are types of retirement plans, implementing gifts, trusts and life insurance as means of transferring assets after death, and regulatory and tax considerations within retirement and estate planning. Prerequisite: FIN 415. (3 units; Spring, even years)

FIN491 Internship in Finance

A practiced application of finance principles in a business or campus setting under professional supervision. May be repeated for a maximum of six (6) units of credit. Prerequisite: Permission from the Dean of the School of Business. (1-3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

Prerequisite Requirements for Finance Minor

BUS218 Macroeconomics

This course offers a common sense approach to economics, covering basic economic laws and how they apply to our world and everyday life. The course focuses on the overall economy and economic theories that offer explanations for its fluctuations and changes. Also, the course is designed to give the student a sufficient grounding in the terminology, basic concepts, and issues of economics to stimulate interest in further study and provide background in business. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS218-A
Wendee, Paul Michael
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 202
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 202
BUS218-A
Namvar, Bob
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 202
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
01/13/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 202
BUS218-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 203

BUS315 Business Statistics

This course includes the assembling and presentation of statistical data, probability distributions, sampling techniques, and statistical analysis. A project with practical problem solving is required. Prerequisites: CIS 265 or 270, and MAT 115, 123 or higher, or STA 144. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

BUS315-C
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/03/2019 W 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 209
BUS315-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 209
BUS315-B
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 209
BUS315-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 209
BUS315-B
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/13/2020 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 209

Complete one of the following:

ACC251 Principles of Accounting II

This course has an emphasis on managerial accounting involved with corporations, control accounting, and decision making. Prerequisite: ACC 250. (3 units; Spring)

ACC251-A
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 106
ACC251-A
Christie, Stephen R.
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS
ACC251-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS
ACC251-D
Christie, Stephen R.
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS
ACC251-B
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
01/13/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN

FIN415 Investments

This course provides an overview of investment principles and practices with an emphasis on financial markets and pricing models. Topics covered include the securities markets, risk/return relationships, portfolio theory and the capital asset pricing model, debt securities, derivatives, and security analysis covering equity valuation. In addition, the student will participate in a real-time stock market stimulation throughout the course. Prerequisite: FIN 325. (3 units; Fall)

FIN415-A
Parsons, Dean E.
09/03/2019 W 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM BUS ONLN