Finance Skills Certificate
Division: Business and Computer Information Systems
The Finance Skills Certificate is designed to prepare students for employment in the financial services industry or responsibility for making financial decisions. Students will gain the foundational knowledge and tools needed for financial analysis and decision making. The focus of the program is skill building in areas such as capital markets and investments, mergers and acquisitions, international corporate governance, investment theory, and real estate to prepare students for employment. A grade of C or better is required in each course. This certificate requires 12-14 units.
|Required Courses (6 units):|
|BUS 101 F||Personal Financial Management||3|
|BUS 201 F||Financial Investments||3|
|or BUS 251 F||Business Finance|
|or RE 202 F||Real Estate Finance|
|Select from the following (6-8 units):||6-8|
|Legal Environment of Business||3|
or BUS 240HF
|Honors Legal Environment of Business|
or BUS 245 F
|Business Law I (formerly BUS 241AF)|
|Funding Special Projects and New Ventures||1|
or ACCT 102HF
|Honors Financial Accounting|
|Real Estate Finance||3|
Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
OUTCOME 1: Apply financial principles and techniques for valuation and wealth maximization, financial risk assessment, investment analysis, and management decision making.
OUTCOME 2: Use a working vocabulary of business/finance terminology.