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ACCT 2103   Principles of Financial Accounting
An introduction to the accounting process, with emphasis on identifying, recording, classifying, and interpreting transactions and other events relating to proprietorships and partnerships. Class 3.
 
BUSI 3423   Business Research Methods
The focus of this course is on using business forecasting for managerial decision making. Topics include data analysis, reviewing of inference, distributions, and descriptive statistics, and collection and presentation of data. Statistical techniques covered include auto regression, ANOVA, linear and multiple regression, nonparametric tests, and other advanced statistical techniques. Students will learn to use forecasting techniques such as moving average, exponential smoothing among other to forecast profits and sales. Use of statistical software such as SPSS, Minitab, or Excel is included. Class 3. Prerequisite: BUSI 2503 with a grade of C or higher.
 
ECON 2103   Macroeconomics
An introduction to the nature and theory of Economics and the theoretical tools of macroeconomics. The course includes the introduction of supply and demand, examination of national income accounting, the role of government to include fiscal and monetary policy, the American banking system, and international trade. Class 3. (Fall) ECON 2203 Microeconomics (Spring) may be substituted for ECON 2103.
 
FINC 3113   Financial Management
A study of financial strategy in the processes of obtaining and managing funds of the corporation. Included are cash flow and working capital management, capital financing models, dividend and stock policy, and the examination of expansions and mergers. Class 3. Prerequisite: ACCT 2103.
 
      Finance Electives
Finance Electives may be chosen from:
ECON 3103 Money and Banking
FINC 3203 Risk Management
FINC 3403 Investments
FINC 4203 Advanced Finance
FINC 4303 International Finance.
Class 3. 6 total hours needed.
 
Total Hours: 18
Notes: Finance Electives may be chosen from:
ECON 3103 Money and Banking (Fall, Even years)
FINC 3203 Risk Management (Fall, Even years)
FINC 3403 Investments (Fall, Odd years)
FINC 4203 Advanced Finance (Spring, Even years)
FINC 4303 International Finance (Spring, Odd years)