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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

Finance and Credit

  
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    FIN 1050 - Personal Finance (ID)

    Credits: 3
    Study of financial skills essential for economic success. Subjects: Financial planning, financial services, income taxes, consumer buying, insurance, retirement planning and estate planning.


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    FIN 1210 - Principles of Banking

    Credits: 2
    Evolution of American banking; deposit, credit and payment functions; loans and investment; liquidity, safety and income; bank language, documents, accounting and pricing; regulation and examination; personnel, marketing and security; trust services.


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    FIN 1380 - Financial Mathematics (QS)

    Credits: 3
    This course studies time value of money applications in both business and individual settings. Topics include simple and compound interest, annuities, installment loans, savings programs, and APR, APY, NPV, IRR calculations.

    Prerequisite: MATH 0980 or MATH 0990 or appropriate placement score
    Semester: All


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    FIN 2000 - Finance and CO-OP Education

    Credits: 1-3
    This is supervised work experience in business, industrial, or governmental environment related to the program major. Credit is awarded for completion of specific new learning objectives related to the job and program major.

    Prerequisite: Minimum 2.0 GPA with 20 hours/week study-related work


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    FIN 2040 - Financial Management

    Credits: 3
    This course studies concepts essential to business success. Planning and analysis, leverage, asset management, stock valuation, and debt financing are all examined. Problem-solving with financial calculators and computer applications is taught.

    Prerequisite: ACCT 2020


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    FIN 2100 - Introduction to Investments

    Credits: 3
    Process of investing; goal setting, risk-return, diversification and asset allocation. Study of available investment vehicles, functions of financial markets, investment techniques/strategies. Taxes, insurance, and estate planning.

    Recommended Prerequisite: FIN 1050


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    FIN 2150 - Mutual Funds

    Credits: 3
    Mutual funds are a widely-held investment product. Topics include financial intermediaries, marketing to investors, portfolio management, technology and internationalization. Case studies are used for analysis. Recommended prereq: FIN 1050.

    Recommended Prerequisite: FIN 1050


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    FIN 2200 - Personal Financial Planning

    Credits: 3
    Real-life case studies; questioning & decision making; basic principles of financial planning, cash budgets, taxes, management of assets & debts; insurance review (life, health, property & liability), major investments, vehicles, retirement & estate planning.

    Recommended Prerequisite: FIN 1050


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    FIN 2210 - Principles of Business Credit

    Credits: 3
    Business and Consumer credit; credit management, developing credit information, financial systems analysis, decision making, collection practices & procedures; credit reporting agencies, credit department organization and policies, international trade credit, and government use and regulations.

    Recommended Prerequisite: ACCT 1110  or ACCT 2010  
    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    FIN 2220 - Financial Statement Analysis

    Credits: 3
    Analyze, conclude, and make recommendations for improvement regarding a company’s profitability; risk, including both short-term liquidity and long-term solvency; efficiency; and stockholder relations using financial statement analysis techniques. Financial statement analysis techniques include horizontal analysis, vertical analysis, ratio analysis, etc.

    Prerequisite: ACCT 1110  or ACCT 2010  
    Semester: Spring


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    FIN 2240 - Credit Law

    Credits: 2
    Legal aspects of credit and collections. Subjects: Credit laws, civil procedure, secured claims and bankruptcy.

    Recommended Prerequisite: FIN 2210


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    FIN 2600 - Securities Trading I

    Credits: 3
    Analysis, application and practice of trading philosophy, trading planning, trading rules, technical analysis, fundamental analysis, and portfolio analysis in the stock, options, currency and commodities markets.

    Recommended Prerequisite: FIN 1050


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    FIN 2950 - Business Leaders Forum

    Credits: 1
    The Business Leaders Forum presents an interactive forum where students will be introduced to community business leaders and entrepreneurs. Industry leaders can include Directors, CEO, Controller, HR Managers etc. Each week new Business Leaders will share their experience and expertise in a lecture style forum. Topics studied will vary from semester to semester.

    Semester: All


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    FIN 2990 - Special Studies in Finance

    Credits: 1-3
    Under the supervision of the instructor, students develop and follow an individualized curriculum.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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