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ECON 3050 [0.5 credit] Introduction to Financial Economics


The major theories and basic tools used to address modern financial economic issues. Topics may include time value of money, bond and stock valuation, investment criteria, capital budgeting, the risk-return tradeoff, options and option valuation, cost of capital, and the fundamentals of international corporate finance.
Precludes additional credit for BUSI 2503, BUSI 2504, ECON 2504 (no longer offered), BUSI 2505, and ECON 2505 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): ECON 1001 and ECON 1002 each with a grade of C- or higher, or ECON 1000 or FYSM 1003 with a grade of C- or higher, and ECON/MATH 1402 (or approved equivalent pair of first year math courses) with a grade of C- or higher, and BUSI 1002 or BUSI 1005 with a grade of C- or higher.
Lectures three hours a week.