Spring 2016 FIN 300 Garrett Syllabus

Spring 2016 FIN 300 Garrett Syllabus - FIN 300 Spring 2016...

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FIN 300 – Spring 2016 - Garrett Revised 01/10/16 1 FIN 300 – Fundamentals of Finance Spring 2016 Course Syllabus MW Day Course Number: #15388 Location/Time: BAC 216/MW 3:00-4:15P Wed. Night Course Number: #10837 Location/Time: BAC 216/W 6:00-8:45P Instructor: James E. Garrett, Jr., Ph.D. Office Location: BAC 575 Office Phone: 480.727.8110 E-mail (Best way to contact) : [email protected] (Please include “FIN 300” & “MW” or “W” in subject) Office Hours: M/W 1:00-2:00 & 4:30-5:30p & By appointment TA Office Hrs. & Contact: TBA on Blackboard Overview This course provides an introduction to the valuation of real and financial assets with applications to financial management. Topics include estimating cash flows and required rates of return, discounted cash flow valuations, capital budgeting, the use of debt and equity financing, and short-term financial planning. This is a rigorous course with a strong focus on financial problem- solving. Class lecture, supplemented by textbook background reading and ungraded homework problems, provides the basis for the course instruction. The Undergraduate Program of the W.P. Carey School of Business has established the following learning goals for its graduates: (Items in bold have significant coverage in this course) 1. Critical Thinking 2. Communication 3. Discipline Specific Knowledge 4. Ethical Awareness and Reasoning 5. Global Awareness Prerequisites Prereq(s) with C or better: ACC 241, 240, 242 or 271; ECN 212 and 221 (or ECN 231 or IEE 380 or STP 280); MAT 211, 266 or 271; W.P. Carey or Engineering Mgmt major (or Non-Bus with min 56 hours and min 2.50 GPA).
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