Metropolitan State University

FIN 601 : Financial Management

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: ACCT 210 Financial Accounting AND
ECON 202 Microeconomics AND
MATH 115 College Algebra AND
STAT 201 Statistics I  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This course introduces the applications 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. The course also includes the optimal management of the firm's assets and financing requirements.
B. Course Effective Dates: 06/13/2000 - 05/01/2018 05/02/2018 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Understand the principles of asset pricing and be able to price financial assets, such as stocks and bonds.
  2. Be able to analyze and evaluate investment projects.
  3. Understand the trade-off between risk and return and be able to estimate a fair return.
  4. Understand the optimal management of corporate assets and financing requirements.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information