Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

Finance (FIN)

FIN 590 -  Experimental  

A unique and specifically focused course within the general purview of a department which intends to offer it on a "one time only" basis and not as a permanent part of the department's curriculum.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Graduate.

FIN 595 -  Workshop  

A workshop is a program which is usually of short duration, narrow in scope, often non-traditional in content and format, and on a timely topic.

Credits: 1-6

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

FIN 598 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

FIN 603 -  Global Dynamics of Business  

Globalization and its challenges; cultural diversity and business enterprise; sustainability and ethical challenges in global business; issues of international trade and finance; foreign direct investment; entering foreign markets; global production; global human resource management.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Summer Terms

Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Business Adm-Accountng/Finance, Business Adm-Management/Mrktng, Business Administration or Business Administration (OL).
Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

FIN 620 -  Financial Management  

This course provides a comprehensive analysis of financial issues faced by financial managers. Topics included are the long-term financial decision, financial assets valuation, risk and return analysis, time value of money, investment decision and evaluations criteria, cost of capital, concept of leverage, theories of capital structure, dividend policy and other related topics for successful financial management of a corporation. This course will also use short-cases so that students will learn to link theory with application and learn to solve cojmplex financial problems.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Business Adm-Accountng/Finance, Business Adm-Management/Mrktng, Business Administration or Business Administration (OL).

FIN 636 -  Advanced Corporate Finance  

This course will focus on theoretical issues that arise in modern corporate finance. Advanced and in-depth analysis of various subjects of corporate finance including security valuation, modern portfolio theory, optimal dividend and capital structure policy, bankruptcy and idstress, mergers and acquisition, real option and risk management will be discussed. Case studies will be used to solve complex business financial problems.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Business Adm-Accountng/Finance, Business Adm-Management/Mrktng, Business Administration or Business Administration (OL).

FIN 690 -  Experimental  

A unique and specifically focused course within the general purview of a department which intends to offer it on a "one time only" basis and not as a permanent part of the department's curriculum.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Business Adm-Accountng/Finance, Business Adm-Management/Mrktng, Business Administration or Business Administration (OL).

FIN 695 -  Workshop  

A workshop is a program which is usually of short duration, narrow in scope, often non-traditional in content and format and on a timely topic.

Credits: 1-6

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Business Adm-Accountng/Finance, Business Adm-Management/Mrktng, Business Administration or Business Administration (OL).

FIN 698 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Business Adm-Accountng/Finance, Business Adm-Management/Mrktng, Business Administration or Business Administration (OL).

FIN 700 -  Independent Study  

Independent Study courses give students the opportunity to pursue research and/or studies that are not part of the university's traditional course offerings. Students work one on one or in small groups with faculty guidance and are typically required to submit a final paper or project as determined by the supervising professor.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Business Adm-Accountng/Finance, Business Adm-Management/Mrktng, Business Administration or Business Administration (OL).

FIN 790 -  Experimental  

A unique and specifically focused course within the general purview of a department which intends to offer it on a "one time only" basis and not as a permanent part of the department's curriculum.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Graduate.

FIN 795 -  Workshop  

A workshop is a program which is usually of short duration, narrow in scope, often non-traditional in content and format, and on a timely topic.

Credits: 1-6

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

FIN 798 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.