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ACCT 2103   Accounting Principles I
An introduction to the accounting process, with emphasis on identifying, recording, classifying, and interpreting transactions and other events relating to proprietorships and partnerships. Class 3.
 
BUSI 3423   Business Research Methods
The focus of this course is on using business forecasting for managerial decision making. Topics include data analysis, reviewing of inference, distributions, and descriptive statistics, and collection and presentation of data. Statistical techniques covered include auto regression, ANOVA, discriminate analysis, linear and multiple regression, nonparametric tests, and other advanced statistical techniques. Students will learn to use forecasting techniques such as moving average, exponential smoothing among other to forecast profits and sales. Use of statistical software such as SPSS, Minitab, or Excel is included. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1423 with a grade of C or higher. (Spring)
 
ECON 2103   Macroeconomics
An introduction to the nature and theory of Economics and the theoretical tools of macroeconomics. The course includes the introduction of supply and demand, examination of national income accounting, the role of government to include fiscal and monetary policy, the American banking system, and international trade. Class 3. (Fall) BECN 2203 Microeconomics (Spring) may be substituted for BECN 2103.
 
FINC 3113   Financial Management
A study of financial strategy in the processes of obtaining and managing funds of the corporation. Included are cash flow and working capital management, capital financing models, dividend and stock policy, and the examination of expansions and mergers. Class 3. Prerequisite: BACT 2103. (Fall)
 
      Finance Electives
Finance Electives may be chosen from:
BECN 3103 Money and Banking
BFIN 3203 Risk Management
BFIN 3403 Investments
BFIN 4203 Advanced Finance
BFIN 4303 International Finance.
Class 3. 6 total hours needed.
 
Total Hours: 18
Notes: Finance Electives may be chosen from:
BECN 3103 Money and Banking (Fall, Even years)
BFIN 3203 Risk Management (Fall, Even years)
BFIN 3403 Investments (Fall, Odd years)
BFIN 4203 Advanced Finance (Spring, Even years)
BFIN 4303 International Finance (Spring, Odd years)