Undergraduate Finance & Business Law
2022 Summer Term
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BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW
An introduction to business and the law. Includes topics such as legal systems, court procedure, business torts and crimes, contracts and related areas of the Uniform Commerical Code, government regulation of business, and the ethical and legal rights and duties of individuals and businesses in our society.
Problems of financing long-run funds requirements of the business enterprise to include reserve and dividend policies, promotion, expansion, combination of business, planning, planning of capital structure, legal forms of business enterprise.
Survey of institutional arrangements through which funds are accumulated and made available to consumers, farmers, business and government. An understanding of the behavior of the non-monetary as well as the money and capital markets is developed.
ADVANCED RETIREMENT AND FINANCIAL PLANNING
This course is an advanced study of the various disciplines in the financial planning industry, specializing in retirement planning for businesses and individuals. Students will further their understanding of the financial services industry through the exploration of the regulatory environment of the practices of financial planning and its integrated disciplines, such as investments and insurance.
ESTATES AND TRUSTS
A study of the substantive and procedural laws relating to wills, estates, trusts, guardianships, fiduciaries, estate taxation, retirement, and end-of-life planning.
CORPORATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT DECISIONS
An advanced study of the requirements for and sources of funds in the business organizations. The course deals with both long and short-term aspects of finance with emphasis placed on analysis and decision making.
Principles of risk and insurance and their applications to business management and personal affairs. Analysis of concepts and methods of handling risks; insurance carriers and contracts; survey of policies for fire insurance, business interruption, liability, automobile, life and health.
This is an opportunity for a finance student to gain practical experience in a business before graduation. The experience will supplement the students' academic work in preparation for a career in business. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in the major. Department Consent required.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.