INV 115 Investments/Stocks and Bonds
Provides the student with a broad range of investment opportunities. The curriculum includes information about common stocks, corporate bonds, mutual funds, insurance, and real estate. The student will receive the basic general business concepts and information necessary to make a rational decision in the management of personal funds. 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.
PREREQUISITE: MAT 060 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent placement score or Department Chair approval