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FIN 390 Principles of Finance

This course introduces the application to financial decision-making of mathematics, statistics, economic theory, and accounting procedures. The two central ideas are time value of money and the relationship between expected return and risk, and how these ideas are used to value bonds, stocks, and other financial securities, and to make capital investment decisions.

Prerequisites

4 Undergraduate credits

Effective May 10, 2004 to present

Learning outcomes

General

  • Understand the time value of money.
  • Be able to analyze and evaluate investment projects.
  • Understand the principles of asset pricing and be able to price some financial assets, such as stock and bond.
  • Understand the trade-off between risk and return and be able to estimate a fair return.

Spring 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
01 Principles of Finance Bushland, John Books for FIN-390-01 Spring 2024 Course details for FIN-390-01 Spring 2024
50 Principles of Finance Rao, Vadhindran Books for FIN-390-50 Spring 2024 Course details for FIN-390-50 Spring 2024
51 Principles of Finance Halvorson, Jon P Books for FIN-390-51 Spring 2024 Course details for FIN-390-51 Spring 2024
52 Principles of Finance Le, Thanh T Books for FIN-390-52 Spring 2024 Course details for FIN-390-52 Spring 2024
53 Principles of Finance Krishnamoorthy, Sudha Books for FIN-390-53 Spring 2024 Course details for FIN-390-53 Spring 2024
54 Principles of Finance Meixner, Adam T Salim, Antar C Books for FIN-390-54 Spring 2024 Course details for FIN-390-54 Spring 2024

Summer 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
01 Principles of Finance Meixner, Adam T Books for FIN-390-01 Summer 2024 Course details for FIN-390-01 Summer 2024
50 Principles of Finance Vo, Minh T Books for FIN-390-50 Summer 2024 Course details for FIN-390-50 Summer 2024
51 Principles of Finance Madia, Ashwin M Books for FIN-390-51 Summer 2024 Course details for FIN-390-51 Summer 2024

Fall 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
01 Principles of Finance Bushland, John Books for FIN-390-01 Fall 2024 Course details for FIN-390-01 Fall 2024
02 Principles of Finance Gelgelu, Desta A Books for FIN-390-02 Fall 2024 Course details for FIN-390-02 Fall 2024
50 Principles of Finance Staff, Staff Books for FIN-390-50 Fall 2024 Course details for FIN-390-50 Fall 2024
51 Principles of Finance Staff, Staff Books for FIN-390-51 Fall 2024 Course details for FIN-390-51 Fall 2024
52 Principles of Finance Staff, Staff Books for FIN-390-52 Fall 2024 Course details for FIN-390-52 Fall 2024
53 Principles of Finance Staff, Staff Books for FIN-390-53 Fall 2024 Course details for FIN-390-53 Fall 2024
54 Principles of Finance Staff, Staff Books for FIN-390-54 Fall 2024 Course details for FIN-390-54 Fall 2024