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Finance (FMGT) 2014-2015

These are 2014-2015 course descriptions.

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FMGT 1101 Personal Finance (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course presents a lifetime program of money management for the individual. Topics such as budgets, savings, job search, buying a house, insurance, mutual funds, stock market, real estate investments, taxes, and estate planning are covered. Students will be able to write a basic personal financial plan.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into DEV 0115 or higher and Placement into DEV 0145        Lab fee: $4.00

FMGT 1211 Investments (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course examines investments for the individual with emphasis on the securities markets. Topics presented include risk and return tradeoffs, sources of investment information, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, options and tax considerations. Prior completion of FMGT 1101 is recommended.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into DEV 0115 or higher and Placement into DEV 0145        Lab fee: $4.00

FMGT 2201 Corporate Finance (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
FMGT 2201 presents an introduction to the principles of financial management of private business firms. Topics covered include financial analysis, financial planning, working capital management, financial leverage, and sources of financing, capital budgeting and capital markets. Prior completion of ACCT 1211 with a grade of "C" or better is recommended.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: ACCT 1211          Lab fee: $4.00

FMGT 2202 Money and Banking (A, SU)

3 credits
This course explores the operation, organization, and economics of the U.S. monetary and banking systems. Current trends, the monetary policy process, and the regulation of financial markets also are covered. Prior completion of ECON 2200 with a grade of "C" or better is recommended.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite:  Placement into ENGL 1100          Lab fee: $.4.00

FMGT 2232 Principles of Insurance (A, SP)

3 credits
This course introduces the principles of insurance and risk management, including terminology and definitions as used in the industry. The foundations, applications and selection of personal, life, health, and commercial insurance and liability are explored. Students must pass this course with a 'C' or better.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: BMGT 1101, minimum grade C and placement into DEV 0115

FMGT 2242 International Finance (A, SP)

3 credits
This course covers the multinational firm, globalization, balance of payments, market for foreign exchange, international monetary system, and global capital markets. Also covered is the study of global debt and equity markets to optimize a firm’s financial structure while minimizing foreign exchange exposure. Prior completion of FMGT 1101 with a grade of “C” or better is recommended.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: FMGT 1101          Lab fee: $4.00

FMGT 2299 Finance Capstone (A, SP)

3 credits
The student receives exposure to current developments in finance and economics through projects and research papers. FMGT 2299 is designed to serve as a capstone course for graduating students. It recommended that all prerequisite courses be completed with a grade of “C" or better.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisites: FMGT 1101, FMGT 1211, FMGT 2201, FMGT 2202

FMGT 2901 Finance Practicum/Seminar (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course offers a practical work experience in which the student is expected to perform various financial procedures. Emphasis is placed upon analyzing and understanding the work environment, industry and nature of the employing organization.
Seminar: 1 hour - Practicum: 14 hours
Prerequisites: FMGT 1101, FMGT 1211, FMGT 2201, FMGT 2202