This course is meant to be an introductory course on investments for finance majors. The course will focus on the characteristics, valuation, and trading of stocks, bonds, and derivatives.
This course is designed to help students learn a set of statistical tools and methods that are useful in business and economic analysis. It is oriented towards applied practitioners rather than future econometricians. Students will be introduced to hypothesis testing, basic modeling, and regression analysis among other things.
This course is designed to build an understanding of the economics of the marketplace from the perspectives of individual consumers and producers or businesses. The development and application of microeconomic principles will be laid out in order to demonstrate the role and limitations of competitive markets.