Graphic showing Los Angeles Mission College's name and college logo.  Also included is a small photo of the campus quad and lawn.
Los Angeles Mission College > Academic Disciplines > Business > Finance
School  of   Business
Finance Finance
Courses in the area of Finance are designed to provide the students with an understanding of the interrelationships among financial institutions, financial markets (investments) and financial management. Students will appreciate how business and individuals are affected by markets and institutions, as well as, how markets and institutions can be used to help meet individual or organization objectives.
Faculty

 

Rush, Cleveland - Associate Professor

 

Degrees & Certificates
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM: Associate in Arts - Finance
The Finance and Banking curriculum provides an in-depth understanding of the operations of money and capital markets, institutions and managements. The Finance and Banking curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in such fields as investing, banking, corporate finance, insurance, savings and loans, credit unions, mortgage banking and related fields.
 
FIRST SEMESTER
UNITS
Business 1 - Introduction to Business
3
Business 31 - Business English
3
Finance 1 - Principles of Finance
3
CAOT 82 - Microcomputer Software Survey
3
Graduation Requirements and Electives
3
 
------
15
 
SECOND SEMESTER
UNITS
Acctg 21 - Bookkeeping and Accounting 1
3
Econimics 1 - Principles of Economics
3
Finance 2 - Investments
3
Finance 15 - Microcomputer Software Survey
3
Graduation Requirements and Electives
6
 
------
18
 
THIRD SEMESTER
UNITS
Acctg 22 - Bookkeeping and Accounting II
3
Finance 8 - Personal Finance and Investments
3
Finance 31 - Insurance Principles
3
Marketing 21 - Principles of Marketing
3
Graduation Requirements and Electives
6
 
------
18
FOURTH SEMESTER
UNITS
Business 5 - Business Law I
3
Finance 17 - Analysis of Financial Statements
3
Mgmt 2 - Organization and Management Theory
3
Real Estate I - Real Estate Principles
3
Graduation Requirements and Electives
3
 
------
15
 
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
Business 15 - Business Statistics
Business 32 - Business Communications
Business 38 - Business Computation
Marketing 1 - Principles of Selling
CAOT 1 - Keyboarding I  
Real Estate 7 - Real Estate Finance  
Sociology 11 - Ethnic and Racial Minorities in the U.S.

Course Schedules (Fall 2007)
Check back for the Fall schedule.
Course Descriptions
FINANCE 001
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE
(CSU) 3 UNITS
Prerequisite: Business 1.
Lecture 3 hours.
This course is designed to cover the markets in which funds are traded, the financial institutions that participate in and aid the flow of funds, and the principles of financial management that guide the participants in making sound decisions.
 
FINANCE 002
INVESTMENTS
(CSU) 3 UNITS
Prerequisite: None.
Lecture 3 hours.
A survey of the range of investment opportunities available and their characteristics. Included are stocks, options, commodities, bonds, government securities, real estate and savings. Includes investment objectives, and personal portfolio and administration.
 
FINANCE 008
PERSONAL FINANCE AND INVESTMENTS
(CSU) 3 UNITS
Prerequisite: None.
Lecture 3 hours.
Helps the individual manage, optimize and preserve personal income, expenditure and investments. Discussions will be focused on institutions that exist to serve the consumer. Attention will be given to family budgeting, consumer protection, buying on credit and borrowing money, home ownership and financing, different types of insurance, retirement planning and investments.
 
FINANCE 015
PRINCIPLES OF BANKING
(CSU) 3 UNITS
Prerequisite: Finance 1.
Lecture 3 hours.
This course is designed to provide an understanding of bankers and a working knowledge of how they are not merely retailers of money, but are manufacturers of money.
 
FINANCE 017
ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
(CSU) 3 UNITS
Prerequisite: Accounting 1.
Lecture 3 hours.
Stresses the analysis of financial statements, building upon the student's accounting ability and further extends his capability to understand and interpret financial statements with the possibility of extending credit on a sound and constructive basis.
 
FINANCE 031
INSURANCE PRINCIPLES
(CSU) 3 UNITS
Prerequisite: Finance 1.
Lecture 3 hours.
This course examines the insurance product and the use of insurance within the risk management framework in the reduction of loss caused by uncontrollable events.
Business Home | Back to top^


© 2004-2006 | Business | All rights reserved. | Last revised by Juan Chacon on October 23, 2006