Course Descriptions

Finance

FINA 300 Financial Management (3)

Annalisa Barrett

abarrett@SanDiego.edu

CRN 22 Limit 40
3-week Post Session (8/6 – 8/24)
M – Th
9 - 12:15 p.m. 
OH-326

Prerequisites: ACCT 201 and ECON 101 and (ECON 216 (Can be taken Concurrently) or ECON 217 (Can be taken Concurrently)) and (MATH 130 or MATH 150 or MATH 151) This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles that guide the financial manager in making asset management, valuation and financing decisions. Topics include ratio analysis, time value of money, stock and bond valuation, risk and return (CAPM), capital budgeting, financial planning, cost of capital and options. (Note: ECON 216 or ECON 217 may be taken concurrently during fall or spring semesters only. ECON 216 or ECON 217 may not be taken concurrently during intersession or summer sessions.). Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than eight (8) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 16.

FINA 404 Advanced Corporate Finance (3)

Daniel Rivetti

 
CRN 213 Limit 40
6-week session II (7/16 -8/24)
TTH
1:00 - 4:15 p.m.
OH-326
 
Prerequisites:FINA 300 and (ECON 216 or ECON 217) and (MATH 130 or
MATH 150 or MATH 151)
The objective of this course is to apply financial management concepts to
business situations through the use of case studies. The course will enhance your
understanding of corporate finance topics, such as, valuation, capital budgeting,
risk and return, cost of capital, capital structure, dividend policy and mergers. The
focus of the course is on applied and analytical financial decision making and will
require written case reports and the presentation of case analyses.

FINA 406 Personal Finance (3)

Daniel Roccato

droccato@SanDiego.edu

CRN 23 Limit 30
3-week Post Session (8/6 - 8/24)
M-Th
9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 
OH-126

Prerequisites: FINA 300 and (ECON 216 or ECON 217) and (MATH 130 or MATH 150 or MATH 151) This course will cover the financial planning, taxation and regulatory aspects of an individual’s lifelong saving, borrowing and investment decisions. The course will educate persons in making informed financial choices over their working careers. The topics include – credit management, credit scores, tax planning, consumer loans, home purchase and mortgage financing, property, life and health insurance, mutual funds, stock and bond investing, IRAs, 401k plans, retirement and estate planning. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than eight (8) paid students enrolled as of Monday, June 25.