Offered by Department of Accounting/Finance
College of Business and Technology
- FIN 188GS - General Studies Portal - 3 hours
- Prereq: freshman or sophomore standing
Students analyze critical issues confronting individuals and society in a global context as they pertain to the discipline in
which the Portal course is taught. The Portal is intended to help students succeed in their university education by being
mentored in process of thinking critically about important ideas and articulating their own conclusions. Students may take the
Portal in any discipline, irrespective of their major or minor. Satisfies the General Studies Portal course requirement.
Students may take their Portal course in any discipline. Students who transfer 24 or more hours of General Studies credit to UNK
are exempt from taking a portal course.
- FIN 308 - Principles of Finance - 3 hours
- Prereq: ACCT 251* and ECON 271GS
Concepts of firm valuation and capital budgeting, capital structure and cost of capital, and analysis of financial statements.
F, SP, SU.
- FIN 316 - Insurance - 3 hours
- Prereq: none
An introduction to risk and risk management as they pertain to most types of personal insurance situations.
- FIN 344 - Real Estate Principles - 3 hours
- Prereq: none
A study of the general principles used in real estate decision making. Topics include economic and ethical considerations,
ownership, leases, marketing finance, appraisal, investments, legal issues related to contracts, agency, licensing,
discrimination, and career alternatives. This course is approved by the Nebraska Real Estate Commission. SP.
- FIN 408 - Corporate Finance - 3 hours
- Prereq: FIN 308*
The study of financial management concepts with an emphasis on the theory and practical application of the investment and
financing decision-making processes. F, SP.
- FIN 422 - Financial Institutions - 3 hours
- Prereq: FIN 480*
The management of commercial bank and non-bank institutions with an emphasis on the lending and investing practices of these
- FIN 475 - Finance Internship - 1-15 hours
- Prereq: FIN 308* and minimum GPA of 2.5
A work experience program planned for students preparing for employment in business and industry. The learning experience is
organized and supervised by the academic department and personnel of selected industries. Must be approved by the Department.
F, SP, SU.
- FIN 476 - Short-Term Financial Management - 3 hours
- Prereq: FIN 308*
The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the principles and techniques of working capital analysis and
management. Topics include inventory, accounts receivable and cash systems management, credit and collection systems, and
payables and short-term financing analysis and management. F.
- FIN 480 - Investments - 3 hours
- Prereq: FIN 308* and ECON 270GS
Theory and analysis of investment vehicles including stocks, bonds and money market investments. Analysis of portfolio
- FIN 481 - Portfolio Management - 3 hours
- Prereq: FIN 408* and FIN 480*
This course extends the principles of security analysis, portfolio construction, and portfolio management. The process of
creating, managing, and evaluating an investment portfolio is examined through a series of lectures, quantitative projects, and
experiential learning. SP.
- FIN 482 - Case Studies in Financial Management - 3 hours
- Prereq: FIN 408* and FIN 476* and FIN 480*
Financial analysis and decision-making using advanced case studies of business and some specialized organizations. SP.
- FIN 490 - Essentials of Financial Accounting and Corporate Finance - 3 hours
- Prereq: General Studies Math requirement and sophomore standing
Students study essential elements of financial accounting and corporate finance in preparation for graduate level study
of finance. Concepts of financial statement composition and analysis, time value of money, capital market theories,
firm valuation, capital budgeting, and capital structure are emphasized.
- FIN 499 - Special Problems in Business - 1-3 hours
- Prereq: permission of instructor
Independent investigations of business problems. Topics to be investigated may be tailored to meet the needs of the student. A case
study course designed to integrate the knowledge acquired in other courses in business administration, and to emphasize analysis
and decision-making. Must be approved by Department Chair. F, SP, SU.
* This course is the immediate prerequisite. Other preparation is required prior to this immediate prerequisite.
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