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1 FINC 3610: Principles of Business Finance Section 6 – Fall 2011 Professor: Dr. Keven Yost Tuesdays and Thursdays Office: 319 Lowder Business Building 9:30 – 10:45 AM Phone: (334) 844-5303 Lowder 005 E-mail: yostkev@auburn.edu Office Hours: Tuesdays: 11:00 - Noon, Thursdays: 11:00 - Noon, or by appointment. Class Web Site: http://www.business.auburn.edu/~yostkev/teaching/finc3610/finc3610.html (This link is also posted on Blackboard.) Course Description The objective of Principles of Business Finance is to present you with the basic theory and practice of the financial management of firms and investment decision making. This course will (1) provide you with a strong understanding of the basic concepts in finance, including financial statements and financial statement analysis, the time value of money, valuation techniques, capital budgeting, the risk-return tradeoff, the cost of capital, capital structure, and the role of financial markets, (2) develop your skills in financial analysis, planning, and decision-making, and (3) expand your awareness of institutions and practices in business and finance. Prerequisites You are required to have successfully completed ACCT 2110 or ACCT 2910. In addition, you must be eligible to take College of Business courses. If you are not a registered junior, you must also obtain a waiver from the Office of Student Affairs (Lowder 023). Be sure you meet all of these prerequisites. Failure to meet any of these prerequisites may result in automatic withdrawal from the course. Students with Disabilities If you request special accommodations due to a disability, please see me as soon as possible (and at least two weeks before the first exam). However, you should first contact the Program for Students with Disabilities in Haley Center and obtain an Accommodation Memo.
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2 Course Materials The following text is required: To reduce the cost to you, the textbooks available at the campus bookstores are a paperback, customized version of the following textbook containing only the chapters which we will be covering. Fundamentals of Corporate Finance , 9th edition, Stephen A. Ross, Randolph W. Westerfield, and Bradford D. Jordan, McGraw-Hill Primis. In addition to the textbook:
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