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AGRI 220
Introduction to Finance


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Tools and concepts useful to making financial management decisions in business firms will be discussed. Topics include: the role of national economic policy and the ways in which different financial institutions are operated.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explain major components of the U.S. financial system, their history and their role in economic policy.
  • Determine various annuity and single payment valuations using compounding and discounting calculations.
  • List characteristics of and calculate valuations for bonds and stocks.
  • Describe the process and institutions used to issue, sell and purchase new and existing securities.
  • Demonstrate ability to analyze financial statements by calculating selected financial ratios.
  • Describe fundamental principles involved in managing working capital.
  • Describe sources and strategies for short term financing.
  • Demonstrate ability to use techniques to make capital budgeting decisions.

  • Course Topics
  • Overview of financial systems and functions
  • Measuring money supply
  • Overview and history of U.S. banking system
  • National economic policy and the money supply
  • Time value of money
  • Characteristics and valuations of stocks and bonds
  • Securities markets
  • Managing working capital
  • Short term business financing
  • Capital budgeting analysis

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AGRI 220
    Winter 2015
    0103
    Debora Frazier
    AGRI 220
    Winter 2014
    0103
    Debora Frazier
    AGRI 220
    Winter 2012
    0007
    Debora Frazier
    AGRI 220
    Winter 2011
    0007
    Debora Frazier
    AGRI 220
    Winter 2010
    0012
    Debora Frazier


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.