FIN 390

Principles of Finance

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective May 10, 2004 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

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.

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.

Summer 2020

Section Title Instructor
01 Principles of Finance Meixner, Adam T Course details
50 Principles of Finance Rao, Vadhindran Course details
51 Principles of Finance Salim, Antar C Course details
52 Principles of Finance Yang, Zhijun Course details
53 Principles of Finance Yang, Zhijun Course details

Fall 2020

Section Title Instructor
01 Principles of Finance Gorence, Jane L Course details
02 Principles of Finance Yang, Zhijun Course details
03 Principles of Finance Bushland, John Course details
04 Principles of Finance Stewart, Terry T Course details
50 Principles of Finance Meixner, Adam T Course details
51 Principles of Finance Rao, Vadhindran Course details
52 Principles of Finance Plachejo, Alvaro Javier Course details
53 Principles of Finance Yang, Zhijun Course details
54 Principles of Finance Salim, Antar C Course details
55 Principles of Finance Rao, Vadhindran Course details

Spring 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 Principles of Finance Stewart, Terry T Course details
02 Principles of Finance Plachejo, Alvaro Javier Course details
03 Principles of Finance Meixner, Adam T Course details
04 Principles of Finance Radziej, Lance Thomas Course details
50 Principles of Finance Rao, Vadhindran Course details
51 Principles of Finance Yang, Zhijun Course details
52 Principles of Finance Krishnamoorthy, Sudha Course details
53 Principles of Finance Bilankov, Dino Course details
54 Principles of Finance Madia, Ashwin M Course details