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The accounting cycle, from the analysis of business transactions through
the preparation of the three basic financial statements: the income
statement, balance sheet and the statement of cash flows; basic theory
and practice with respect to accounting for assets, liabilities and
equities; external uses of accounting information; interpretation of
accounting data; analysis of financial statements; income and cash flow
analysis. Prerequisite: MAT 096/099 or Mathematics Placement Exam
Utilization of accounting information for purposes of managerial control
and decision-making; cost concepts; cost behavior analysis; cost-volume
profit analysis; budgetary controls; responsibility accounting;
standard costing; internal use of operational and financial accounting
information; terminology; tools for pricing, product and investment
decisions,; and capital budgeting. Prerequisite: MAT 096/099 or
Mathematics Placement Exam Results.
Introduction to the theoretical concepts of corporate finance. The
course focuses on the management of working capital, cost of capital,
capital budgeting and capital structure planning. The course also
provides an overview of money and capital markets. Prerequisite: ACC
105, MAT 098/100.
An introduction to quantitative methods used in business
decision-making. Topics include probability and statistics, linear
regression, linear programming, project scheduling, transportation and
inventory models. Required Prerequisites: 124, MAT 103 or MAT 115, and
Introduction to principles, practices and institutions involved in
acquisition, transfer and administration of funds in the international
financial environment. Financial markets for international operations,
uses of the foreign exchange market, business implications of exchange
rate changes, and the future of the international monetary system.
Prerequisites: ACC 106, ECO 204.
An in-depth analysis of investment planning of individuals and
institutions; analysis of securities, functions and operation of
securities markets. Overview of regulations and the role of the
government in the securities markets. Prerequisite: 240.
Institutions and functioning of capitalism; national income and its
determination; monetary and fiscal policy; international economics; and
problems of growth and development. CC
The mechanisms by which resources are allocated in a market system, and
study of modifications to account for imperfections in the system.
Topics include demand, production and cost, theories of business
behavior and consumer behavior, market performance in the U.S. economy
and comparative economic systems. CC
Money, commercial banking, the Federal Reserve system, unemployment,
inflation, Growth, monetary policy and international monetary problems.
A course in basic statistical concepts and techniques for the
non-mathematics major. Topics include descriptive statistics, measures
of central tendency and dispersion, probability theory, standardized
probability distributions, correlation and regression, inferential
statistics, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and analysis of
variance. Prerequisite: 098/100 or Mathematics Placement Exam results. NS
Review of functions and introduction to the concepts of limits,
differentiation and integration. Use of the derivative and analytic
geometry for sophisticated graphing of functions and relations.
Application of the derivative and definite integral to the study of
problem-solving techniques in the physical sciences. Prerequisite: 110
or Mathematics Placement Exam results. NS
Continuation of the study of the derivative and definite integral for
problem-solving, involving more challenging functions. Topics include
techniques of integration, improper integrals, numerical approximation
techniques, conics, sequences and series, and polar coordinates.
Prerequisite: 130. NS
An introduction to basic techniques and
modes of reasoning for discrete problem-solving. Topics include set
theory, mathematical logic, mathematical induction, number theory,
recurrence relations, counting, graphs and lattices. Prerequisite: 103
or Mathematics Placement Exam results. FT
Introduction to ordinary differential equations, existence and
uniqueness theorems; methods of solving first-order equations and
second-order linear equations. Prerequisite: 140. NS, FT
Study of probability theory and introduction to mathematical statistics.
Topics include random variables, central-limit theorem,
hypothesis-testing, regression, analysis of variance and analysis of
covariance. Prerequisites: 115, 140. NS, FT
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