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FIN 100: Personal Money Management
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: MATH 4 and eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Thorough introduction to all areas of personal financial planning, including financial goal-setting, budgeting, consumer credit, taxes, insurance, investing, housing, retirement and estate planning. Emphasis on planning and budgeting to satisfy immediate needs and achieve long-term goals.

FIN 101: Introduction To Finance And Banking
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: MATH 100 and eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Central concepts of finance are developed: money and economic activity, interest rates and valuation, securities and investments, bank regulation and management. Professionals discuss commercial and real estate loans, loan administration, the cashier's office and trusts.

FIN 201: Investing: Securities Analysis
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: MATH 100 and eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Techniques and concepts of personal investing are examined. Topics include the economic function of financial markets, investment opportunities, securities markets, methods of fundamental and technical analysis, and sources of investment information. Students apply these techniques to stocks and bonds.

FIN 202: Managerial Finance
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: MATH 100 and eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Designed to equip the student with the specific techniques of business financial management - anticipation of cash needs, acquisition of financial resources, and allocation of cash in the company. Financial statement analysis, financing business activity, capital budgeting, and working capital management are emphasized.

FIN 203: Management Of Financial Institutions
(3) - CSU
Skills Advisories: MATH 4 and eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Analysis of the crucial issues of bank management: asset and liability management, liquidity planning, investment strategies, credit administration, and bank regulation.

FIN 204: Real Estate Investment
(3)- CSU
Skills Advisories: MATH 100 and eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: BUS 101

Thorough development of the principles and practices of real estate investment. Special topics include financial analysis, commercial leases, property exchange, taxation and depreciation.

FIN 211: Skills in Trade Finance
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or 110GB or ENG 103
Course Advisories: IBUS 102

Acquaints the student with the process of international trade finance and the core skills needed to participate in various trade finance situations. The emphasis is on practical information regarding risk management, transactions structure, and finance. Includes presentations, class exercises and field trips.

FIN 290: Work Experience In Finance
(1-4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

75 hours of work experience = 1 unit of credit. Consists of supervised employment for students whose career objectives, course of study and employment complement each other. Students must accomplish specific course objectives. Class meetings on campus are scheduled each semester.

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