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Baruch College Section: NFAThe City University of New York Principles of FinanceFIN 3000Principles of FinanceCourse DescriptionThis course provides students with a rigorous introduction to thefundamental principles of finance. The primary concepts coveredinclude the time value of money, principles of valuation and risk, andthe nature and characteristics of domestic and international financialsecurities and markets. Specific applications include the valuation ofdebt and equity securities and capital budgeting analysis.Prerequisite: ECO 1001, ECO 1002, STA 2000, and ACC 2101Credits: 3Instructor:Yiqin ChenEmail:[email protected] (Not baruchmail)Classroom:VC 10-150Office:VC 10-220Office hours:TF, 10:00 AM– 12:00 PM NoticeThis course syllabus is subject to change.Course Learning GoalsTime Value of MoneyStudents will understand how compounding and discounting conceptsare utilized when calculating the value of money. Students then will be able to estimate the prices of bonds and stocks.Risk and ReturnStudents will understand the concept and measurement of risk.Students will study the relationship between risk and return of assets.Characteristics of Domestic and International FinancialSecurities and MarketsStudents will understand the key characteristics of different financialsecurities and markets, across different countries. Students will beable to identify security types based on the characteristics given.
Baruch College Section: NFAThe City University of New York Principles of FinanceAssurance of LearningAnalytical SkillsStudents will possess the analytical and critical thinking skills toevaluate issues faced in business and professional careers.Technological SkillsStudents will possess the necessary technological skills to analyzeproblems, develop solutions and convey information.CommunicationSkills: OralStudents will have the necessary oral communication skills to conveyideas and information effectively and persuasively.CommunicationSkills: WrittenStudents will have the necessary written communication skills toconvey ideas and information effectively and persuasively.Civic Awareness and Ethical Decision-makingStudents will have the knowledge base and analytical skill to guidethem when faced with ethical dilemmas in business. Students willhave an awareness of political, civic and public policy issuesaffecting business.Global AwarenessStudents will know how differences in perspectives and culturesaffect business practices around the world.