Division: Business and Computer Information Systems
PROGRAM CODE: 2C41268
The Finance Certificate is designed to prepare students for employment in the financial services industry or who are responsible for making financial decisions. The focus of the program helps students to gain a solid foundation in the principles of finance, becoming well informed of topics critical to financial planning, implementation, measurement, and investment. Emphasis on building advanced knowledge of economic theory, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, international markets, and risk management to prepare students for employment. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken. This certificate requires 18-19 units.
|Select from the following (9 units):||9|
|Personal Financial Management||3|
or BUS 251 F
or RE 202 F
|Real Estate Finance|
|Legal Environment of Business||3|
or BUS 240HF
|Honors Legal Environment of Business|
or BUS 245 F
|Business Law I (formerly BUS 241AF)|
|Select from the following (9-10 units):||9-10|
|Funding Special Projects and New Ventures||1|
|Real Estate Finance||3|
or ACCT 102HF
|Honors Financial Accounting|
Outcome 1: Use a working vocabulary of business and finance terminology.
Outcome 2: Develop an understanding of the theory and practice of corporate finance with an understanding of discounted cash flow, valuation, risk and return, capital asset pricing model, corporate capital structure, capital budgeting, mergers and acquisitions, and investment and financing decisions.