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Finance

Course Descriptions

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Subject Catalog # Course Name Credit Hours Faculty Name Previous Semesters
Offered
FINA Track Prerequisites and
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FINA 3332 Principles of Financial Management 3.0 Multiple Staff Fall, Spring, Summer Junior standing, ACCT 2301 and MATH 1313.
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FINA 4310 Behavioral Finance 3.0 Rude, Dale Offered As Available FINA 3332 and STAT 3331 or equivalents.
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FINA 4320 Investment Management 3.0 Multiple Staff Fall, Spring, Summer Junior standing, FINA 3332, STAT 3331, and ECON 2304.
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FINA 4323 Investment & Mutual Fund Management 3.0 Multiple Staff Offered as available. Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4325 Retirement & Estate Planning 3.0 Lopez, John Fall, Spring PFP Completion or concurrent enrollment in FINA 4352; Declared in program for Personal Financial Planning track in Finance.
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FINA 4326 Private Equity and Investment Banking 3.0 Stewart, Marcus Fall Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4328 Principles of Personal Finance 3.0 Coleman, Al Fall, Spring Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4329 Life Insurance & Annuities 3.0 Hong, James Fall, Spring RMI Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4330 Corporate Finance 3.0 Multiple Staff Fall, Spring, Summer Junior standing, FINA 3332 or equivalent, STAT 3331, and ECON 2304.
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FINA 4335 Brainstorming to Bankrolling 3.0 Khumawala, Saleha B Fall, Spring Junior standing, ECON 2304, completion or concurrent enrollment in FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4336 Res & Appl in Microfinance 3.0 Khumawala, Saleha Fall, Spring Completion of FINA 4335 or BUSI 4335 Brainstorming to Bankrolling.
FINA 4341 Commercial Bank Management 3.0 Lara, Alexander Fall, Spring CBC Junior standing, FINA 3332 or equivalent, STAT 3331, and ECON 2304.
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FINA 4342 Financial Evaluation of Corporate Reports 3.0 Disch, Chad Spring CBC Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4343 Credit Analysis 3.0 Lara, Alexander Fall, Spring CBC Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4350 Derivatives I: Options 3.0 Rabinovitch, Ramon Spring GEM, GEMPP ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4351 Derivatives II: Forwards, Futures & Swaps 3.0 Rabinovitch, Ramon Fall GEM, GEMPP ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4352 Personal Financial Planning 3.0 Lopez, John C Fall, Spring PFP ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331; Declared in program for Personal Financial Planning track in Finance.
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FINA 4353 Practicum Personal Financial Planning 3.0 Lopez, John C Fall, Spring PFP FINA 4352, FINA 4325 & declared in program for Personal Financial Planning track in Finance.
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FINA 4354 Risk Management 3.0 Kapatos, Nick Gus Fall, Spring RMI, PFP Junior standing, FINA 3332 or equivalent, STAT 3331, and ECON 2304.
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FINA 4355 International Risk Management 3.0 Kapatos, Nick Gus Fall, Spring RMI Junior standing, FINA 3332 or equivalent, STAT 3331, and ECON 2304.
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FINA 4356 Insurance Operations 3.0 Hughes, James Spring RMI Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4357 Commercial Liability 3.0 Kapatos, Nick Fall, Spring GEM, GEMPP, RMI Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4358 Commercial Property 3.0 Kapatos, Nick Fall, Spring GEM, GEMPP, RMI ECON 2304, FINA 3332, STAT 3331, and junior standing.
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FINA 4359 Energy Insurance and Risk Management 3.0 Hughes, James Spring GEM, GEMPP, RMI Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4360 International Financial Management 3.0 Susmel, Raul Offered As Available GEM, GEMPP Junior standing, FINA 3332 or equivalent, STAT 3331, and ECON 2304.
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FINA 4370 Energy Trading 3.0 Smith III, Edwin A Fall, Spring GEM, GEMPP Junior standing, ECON 2304, completion or concurrent enrollment in FINA 3332, STAT 3331.
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FINA 4371 Energy Value Chain 3.0 Slaughter, Andrew Fall GEM, GEMPP Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4372 Upstream Economics 3.0 Berta, Dom H Fall GEM, GEMPP Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4373 Petrochem & Refining Economics 3.0 Slaughter, Andrew Spring GEM, GEMPP Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4380 Real Estate Finance and Investment 3.0 Multiple Staff Fall, Spring CBC, RE Junior standing, Completion or concurrent enrollment in FINA 4330.
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FINA 4381 Essentials of Real Estate 3.0 Jacobus, Charles Fall, Spring RE Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4382 Developing a Real Estate Project 3.0 Multiple Staff Fall, Spring RE Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4383 Real Estate Market Research and Valuation 3.0 Multiple Staff Fall, Spring RE Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4396 Finance Internship for Credit 3.0 Kumar, Praveen Fall, Spring, Summer FINA 3332, a declared finance major or minor, and approval of department chair.
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FINA 4397 Energy Analysis 3.0 Smith III, Edwin A Fall GEM, GEMPP Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331. Instructor consent required.
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FINA 4397 Energy Trading Systems 3.0 Pena, Juan F Fall, Spring GEM, GEMPP Junior standing, ECON 2304, completion or concurrent enrollment in FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4397 Enterprise Risk Management 3.0 Kapatos, Nick Gus Summer RMI Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4397 Mastery of Real Estate Capstone 3.0 Richards, Keith Spring FINA 4330 and credit or concurrent enrollment in FINA 4380, 4381, 4382, and 4383; good academic standing; and declared Real Estate Track in Finance.
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FINA 4397 Multifamily Real Estate 3.0 Multiple Staff Spring Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4397 Risk Management Techniques 3.0 Kapatos, Nick Gus Summer RMI Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4397 Valuation Analysis 3.0 Stewart, Marcus M Spring GEM, GEMPP Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.
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FINA 4397 Financial Econometrics 3.0 Susmel, Raul Fall Junior standing, ECON 2304, FINA 3332, and STAT 3331.