Online Offerings

FIN 3071 - Principles of Risk & Insurance

Offered online Summer I

Required course for the Risk Management and Insurance major.

Elective course for Finance and Banking, Supply Chain Management and Entrepreneurship

Open to all majors, including those outside the College of Business. For business majors, this course will count as a 3000-level COB elective.

Course description:

The primary focus will be on risk management and insurance techniques for dealing with potential losses to individuals and organizations. We will examine the principles of insurance and insurance contracts as well as discussing insurance industry operations and the various professions within the industry.

FIN 3535 - Personal Financial Management

Offered online Spring, Summer and Fall (Course number for Fall 2013 will be FIN 3030)

Open to all majors, including those outside the College of Business

For business majors, this course will count as a 3000-level COB elective.

Course description:

This course provides a study of the key concepts and tools that are necessary to help students manage their personal finances and help them avoid financial difficulties as they transition from college life to their professional careers. Topics covered include budgeting, saving for financial emergencies and major purchases, investing for the future, retirement planning, selecting the appropraite investment instruments, use of insurance, and personal debt management. Other topics related to the current financial environment and their impact on personal financial management may be covered.

FIN 3680 - Introduction to Finance

Offered online Spring Semester

Course description:

An introduction to the field of finance in the private sector. The student is introduced to financial management in the business firm to the principles of investment and valuation and to financial markets and prices. Pre: ACC 2100 and MAT 1030 or MAT 1110.