COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Amy Bourne, DBA, CPA (Texas)
BA 215, Section 400
Bexell Hall 310
Course Credits: 4
This course is designed exclusively for
and business minors,
accounting and financial management from managers’, lenders’, and investors’ perspectives.
will gain knowledge of corporate income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, with
emphasis on analysis and managerial application to real-world companies.
Personal income statements
and balance sheets will likewise be created and analyzed.
Investment management topics include: time
value of money valuation techniques, the functions of capital markets and securities, investment
selection and evaluation, and other personal finance applications.
No prior coursework required.
Open to students with Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing.
Non-business students only.
MEASURABLE LEARNING OUTCOMES
Comprehend cash flow versus accrual accounting concepts.
Develop and interpret corporate income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statements for
planning, performance, evaluation, and control.
Evaluate the financial positions of organizations through the calculation, application, and
interpretation of basic financial ratios, utilizing time-series and cross-sectional analyses.
Construct and manage personal financial statements and budgets.
Calculate and apply time value of money problems to corporate and personal finance, utilizing a
Evaluate capital market investments such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.
Apply accounting and financial management theories and methods to manage personal investments.
More specific daily learning objectives are itemized in the attached course schedule.
MANDATORY LEARNING MATERIALS
1. Custom Primis Textbook ISBN#
Hard copies available at the OSU bookstore
This is a custom book which combines three various textbooks.
The page numbers and
chapters seem odd.
Page numbers provided in the course outline are the
at the top of the page
You can purchase the E-Book via
Your text is now available online at
Follow the directions on the website.
BA215 textbook is Money & Investment . Please note that we recommend students access the ebookstore
through Internet Explorer and not Blackboard or WebCT.
The cost is $46.
The publisher directions are in a separate file posted with this syllabus.