Business finance is the three-fold function of determining funds requirements, evaluating and selecting alternative sources of funds, and managing available funds to achieve specified objectives.

Students will learn the basic understanding of the role of financial markets and institutions in a developed economy, interest rates and the factors that affect them, the time-value of money, capital budgeting, and the use of financial markets. Students will learn to understand and evaluate investment advice from brokers and the press as well as critically evaluate and compare financing alternatives.

Students will take 24 units of prerequisites for the Business Administration major, 26 units of core Business Administration courses, and 16 units of Finance concentration courses.

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