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Finance
BUSINESS AND LAW DEPARTMENT

1 PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE
Prerequisite: Business 1 | Lecture: 3 hours. CSU 3 UNITS
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.

2 INVESTMENTS
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. CSU 3 UNITS
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.

8 PERSONAL FINANCE AND INVESTMENTS
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. CSU 3 UNITS
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.

15 PRINCIPLES OF BANKING
Prerequisite: Finance 1 | Lecture: 3 hours. CSU 3 UNITS
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.

17 ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Prerequisite:Accounting 1 | Lecture: 3 hours. CSU 3 UNITS
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.

31 INSURANCE PRINCIPLES
Prerequisite: Finance 1 | Lecture: 3 hours. CSU 3 UNITS
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.

485 INTERNET RESEARCH
Prerequisite: None | Lab: 2 hours. CSU 1 UNIT RPT2
Internet Research teaches how to use search engines; basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity operators; how to locate materials in various content fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how to use and cite electronic sources.

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