College of Continuing Professional Studies

CCPS Finance Course Descriptions

100 Level Courses
FINC 103 Personal Financial Management

300 Level Courses
FINC 331: Corporate Finance
FINC 335: Investments


FINC 103 Personal Financial Management. 3 hours.

This course provides an introduction to personal financial management.  Topics addressed include managing debt, establishing credit, investing for retirement, insurance, and taxes.

FINC 331: Corporate Finance. 3 hours.

Prerequisites: ACCT 210, MGMT 228 and admission to Breech School of Business.
This course is an investigation of the study of corporate finance and its implications. Topics covered include: financial statement analysis, cash flow, taxes, the financial environment, interest rates, risk and return, time value of money, and the valuation of stocks, bonds and firms. The course emphasizes that financial managers must deal with various models, assumptions and cultures and are often called upon to make decisions based on qualitative as well as quantitative factors.

FINC 335: Investments. 3 hours

Prerequisites: ACCT 210, MGMT 228 and admission to Breech School of Business.
This course provides an introduction to investments. Specific topics include an overview of how security markets operate, investment companies, analysis of equity and fixed income securities and a basic introduction to derivative securities and portfolio management.

FINC 290, 390, 490 Selected Topics. 1-3 hours.

FINC 291, 292, 391, 392, 491, 492 Research.

FINC 397, 398, 497, 498 Internship.

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