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Master Course Outline
Introduction to Finance

Course Number: AGRI 220
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 50

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 Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Knowledge of the role of the financial system in a nation’s economy.
B. Knowledge of the U.S. monetary system.
C. Knowledge of the role of the Federal Reserve system in the U.S. and the effects of monetary and fiscal policy.
D. Ability to calculate the time value of money.
E. Ability to calculate valuation measures for stocks and bonds and knowledge of their basic characteristics.
F. Knowledge of investment banking basics and the operation of securities markets.
G. Ability to analyze financial statements by calculating selected financial ratios.
H. Ability to calculate investment worth measures.
I. Knowledge of the concepts of leverage, liquidity, solvency, and risk.
J. Knowledge of sources for a firm’s short-term financial needs.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
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
AGRI 220
Winter 2009
0012
Debora Frazier
AGRI 220
Spring 2004
0018
Debora Frazier


Two Year Projected Schedule

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

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)