4 Credit Hours
The objective of the course is to introduce concepts and techniques of finance. This course builds the foundation for all subsequent finance courses and provides basic tools every business student needs for success in their career. Regardless of your chosen future specialization, this course will help you make personal financial decisions such as investing into the stock market or buying a house.
It allows students to learn how to acquire and then to help operate resources so as to maximize the value of a firm. Financial investments, planning and forecasting are actually considered as major activities in maximizing the shareholders wealth. It introduces personal financial concepts, including goal setting, budgeting, major purchase decision making, credit, risk, investments and retirement. It trains students to solve personal financial problems and make good decisions.