Finance (FIN)

Credit Courses

FIN 010 Financial Basics (1 Unit)

Hours: 18 (18 lecture)

Practical money management for students living independently. Topics include career guidance, college financing, budgeting, money, bank accounts, credit cards and debt management.

FIN 100 Personal Money Management (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Proficiency in MATH 4 and eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Thorough introduction to all areas of personal financial planning, including financial goal-setting, budgeting, consumer credit, taxes, insurance, investing, housing, retirement and estate planning. Emphasis on planning and budgeting to satisfy immediate needs and achieve long-term goals.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

FIN 101 Introduction To Finance And Banking (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H and proficiency in MATH 95.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Central concepts of finance are developed: money and economic activity, interest rates and valuation, securities and investments, bank regulation and management. Professionals discuss commercial and real estate loans, loan administration, the cashier's office and trusts.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

FIN 201 Investing: Securities Analysis (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H and proficiency in MATH 95.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Techniques and concepts of investing including: the economic function of financial markets, investment risk and return, bonds and portfolio management, equity investing and fundamental analysis.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

FIN 202 Managerial Finance (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H and proficiency in MATH 95.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Designed to equip the student with the specific techniques of business financial management. Topics include anticipation of cash needs, acquisition of financial resources, and allocation of cash in the company. Financial statement analysis, financing business activity, capital budgeting, and working capital management are emphasized.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

FIN 203 Management Of Financial Institutions (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H and proficiency in MATH 95.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Analysis of the crucial issues of bank management: asset and liability management, liquidity planning, investment strategies, credit administration, and bank regulation.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

FIN 204 Real Estate Investment (3 Units)

Course Advisories: BUS 101.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Thorough development of the principles and practices of real estate investment. Special topics include financial analysis, commercial leases, property exchange, taxation and depreciation.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

FIN 211 Skills in Trade Finance (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Acquaints the student with the process of international trade finance and the core skills needed to participate in various trade finance situations. The emphasis is on practical information regarding risk management, transactions structure, and finance. Includes presentations, class exercises and field trips.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

FIN 290 Work Experience In Finance (1-4 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 300 (300 lab)

75 hours of work experience = 1 unit of credit or 60 hours of non- paid= 1 unit. Consists of supervised employment for students whose career objectives, course of study and employment complement each other. Students must accomplish specific course objectives. Class meetings on campus are scheduled each semester. Course restricted to 3 repetitions

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable