Business Finance (BFIN)

BFIN 191 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

BFIN 192 - Independent Study. 1-3 Credits.

(R-3) Offered every term. Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student.

BFIN 205S - Personal Finance. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn and spring at Missoula College. Concepts, strategies and techniques in analyzing financial situations and investment opportunities from the individual's perspective.

Gen Ed Attributes: Social Sciences Course (S)

BFIN 267 - Real Estate Theory and Law. 4 Credits.

Offered intermittently through UM Dept. of Continuing Education. Introduction to the theory and legal issues involved in a real estate transaction.

BFIN 292 - Independent Study. 1-3 Credits.

(R-3) Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student.

BFIN 298 - Internship. 1-3 Credits.

(R-3) Offered every term. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of classroom learning during placements within the business community. The student must complete a learning agreement with a faculty member, relating the placement opportunity to his or her field of study. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship (198, 298, 398, 498) may count toward graduation.

BFIN 301 - Analysis of Finan Statements. 3 Credits.

Offered intermittently. Prereq., junior standing in Business. Analysis of balance sheets, income and cash flow statements and statements of owners' equity in terms of structure, strategy and performance of the company being analyzed. Emphasis is on the use rather than preparation of financial statements.

BFIN 322 - Business Finance. 3 Credits.

Offered every term. Prereq., junior standing in Business. The methodology and practice of business financial decisions.

BFIN 391 - Special Topics. 1-9 Credits.

(R-9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., junior standing in Business and consent of instr. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

BFIN 392 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered every term. Prereq., junior standing in Business and consent of instr.

BFIN 394 - Undergraduate Seminar. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., junior standing in Business and consent of instr.

BFIN 410 - $50,000 Portfolio. 3 Credits.

Offered intermittently. Prereq., junior standing in Business, grade of C or better in BFIN 322, and consent of department chair. Students manage a diversified investment portfolio for a semester. Students analyze and discuss investment opportunities and implement their decisions.

BFIN 420 - Investments. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., junior standing in Business, grade of C or better in BFIN 322 or consent of instr. Principles, practices and methodology in investment analysis and portfolio management.

BFIN 421 - Real Estate Invtmnt & Analysis. 3 Credits.

Offered intermittently. Prereq., junior standing in Business and BFIN 322 with a C or better, or consent of instr. Introduction to the principles and practices of real estate. Includes the study of real estate law, financing, valuation, brokerage and land use.

BFIN 424 - Markets, Instns & Fin Enginrng. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., junior standing in Business, BFIN 322 with C or better and BFIN 429 with C- or better or BFIN 439 with C- or better, or consent of instr. Topics covered include operations and analysis of the national and international money and capital markets as they affect financial institutions and usage of derivatives to hedge risks.

BFIN 429 - Fin Mgmt I:Thry/Analysis. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., junior standing in Business, grade of C or better in BFIN 322 and ECNS 202S or consent of instr. Understanding the practice of business investment and working capital decisions. Computer models and cases used to demonstrate the management process.

BFIN 439 - Fin Mgmt II: Analysis/Problems. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., junior standing in Business, grade of C or better in BFIN 322 and ECNS 202S or consent of instr. Topics include business valuation techniques, capital structure, raising capital, mergers and acquisitions, working capital management, and multinational financial management. Course uses computer models and cases to emphasize analysis and decision making.

BFIN 450 - Banking. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., junior standing in Business, grade of C or better in BFIN 322, or consent of instr. The financial management of banking institutions including financial analysis, interest rate risk management, liquidity management, investment and loan portfolio management.

BFIN 473 - Multinational Financial Mgmt. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., junior standing in Business, BFIN 322 and ECNS 202S, or consent of instr. Students are strongly encouraged to complete BGEN 360 prior to BFIN 473. Topics include financial skills required of corporate executives in international business, exchange rate risk analysis, analysis of global financial systems and assessment of real international investments.

BFIN 491 - Special Topics. 1-9 Credits.

(R-9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., junior standing in Business and consent of instr. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

BFIN 492 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered every term. Prereq., junior standing in Business and consent of instr.

BFIN 494 - Seminar. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., junior standing in Business and consent of instr.

BFIN 498 - Internship. 1-6 Credits.

Offered every term. Prereq., junior standing in Business and consent of instr. Students are placed with private or governmental organizations to receive on-the-job training. Written reports are required. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship (198, 298, 398, 498) may count toward graduation.

BFIN 522 - Prin Financial Analysis. 3 Credits.

Online course. Offered summer. Prereq., admission to M.B.A. or M-Acct. program or graduate standing with consent of graduate business program director; grade of B or better in ACTG 509. Introduction to financial management and the application of these principles to business decisions. Topics include financial analysis, time value of money, theories of risk and return, stock and bond valuation, capital budgeting, cost of capital, and working capital management. Level: Graduate

BFIN 651 - Cornerstone of Grad Fin. 1 Credit.

Offered fall. Course is designed to prepare M-Acct. and MBA students who desire an improved foundation in corporate finance. Level: Graduate

BFIN 681 - Financial Management. 2 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., admission to the M.B.A. or admission to the M-Acct. programs. Advanced theory and analysis in corporate financial management. Level: Graduate

BFIN 694 - Seminar. 1-15 Credits.

(R-15) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate student in business or consent of business graduate director. Selected topics in finance. Level: Graduate