INV 215 Advanced Investments
Provides the skills necessary to enter the investment industry. It prepares the student for the series 7 exam. Thus, it covers in detail the money market, capital market and derivative market. This course covers the investment process using brokers, discount brokers, on-line trading or investment bankers. Also, students will learn how to price stocks and bonds and understand the concept of time value of money and transaction costs. The student will also understand derivative securities and mutual funds and long versus short term transactions. The student will understand how to build an investment portfolio. The student will also understand how to value all investments for holding period return.
PREREQUISITE: An accounting course or investment course with a grade of "C" or better; or Instructor’s permission