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College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 457 - Finance

This course concentrates on developing and applying economic principles to the decision making process of the firm. Typically the course is taught from the viewpoint of the financial manager of a firm (profit or non-profit). Traditional corporate finance topics will be covered, including: cash flow management, sources of capital, capital budgeting, cost of capital, and financial structure. Recent theoretical developments in the capital asset pricing model and portfolio theory also will be examined. Actual case studies of financial decision making often are included in the course.  This course counts as a Group E elective. Prerequisite(s): ECON 113 , ECON 361  and ECON 381 . C- or higher required for all prerequisites. (4 Credits)