List Of Classes

Majors

Title
Acc 10: Principles of Accounting (3 units)

Acc 10 introduces the accounting concepts, principles, and procedures needed in the bookkeeping and financial presentation of single proprietorships engaged in service and merchandising operations.  Emphasis is placed upon the principles that govern the construction and operation of accounts, which then allow for periodic analysis, interpretation, valuation and income determination to take place.

Acc 10 Syllabus.pdf
Acc 15: Fundamentals of Accounting (3 units)

Acc 15 introduces the accounting concepts, principles, and procedures needed in the bookkeeping and financial presentation of single proprietorships and corporations engaged in service and merchandising operations.  Emphasis is placed upon the principles that govern the construction and operation of accounts, which then allow for periodic analysis, interpretation, valuation and income determination to take place.

Acc 15 Syllabus.pdf
Acc 30: Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3 units)

Acc 30 pursues accounting into its more intricate phases and relates accounting data more closely to the requirements of management. The subject instructs on the manner of generating, organizing, and presenting such data and thereby aids the user in drawing conclusions from analysis of accounting data.

Acc 30 Syllabus.pdf
Acc 35: Managerial Accounting (3 units)

As a follow-up to Financial Accounting (Acc 20), this course introduces students to the vital role that management accounting information plays in organizations.  This will be discussed in three parts.  First is Cost Accounting, wherein the basic question centers on how much something costs.  Here, students will be exposed to value direct and indirect costs, variable and fixed costs, costs drivers, and standard costing systems.  Second is Differential Accounting, both short-term and long-term, wherein pricing, product-mix, make-or-buy, and capital budgeting decisions will be discussed.  Third is Responsibility Accounting, which explores topics in performance measurement, performance evaluation, responsibility centers, and management accounting systems.

Acc 35 Syllabus.pdf
Acc 101: Cost Accounting (3 units)

The course is designed as an introduction to managerial and cost accounting, with special emphasis on its application to managerial decision making for strategic purpose.  At the end of the course, the students should have a clear understanding and appreciation of the concepts, tools, and techniques necessary to address financial and strategic control problem typically faced by analysts, controllers, and manager.  Areas covered would include cost behavior, strategy in the context of managing financial decisions, and the nature of the interaction between strategic planning and managerial control.

Acc 20: Financial Accounting (3 units)

This course focuses on the basic concepts of Accounting, primarily on the accounting cycle using the double entry system which includes: (1) identification of accounting transactions including the use of T-Accounts; (2) preparation of financial statements; and (3) discussion on the revenue cycle, the expense cycle, the financing cycle and the investment cycle as they relate to the accounting system.  Emphasis will be on the use of accounting information for making business decisions. Whenever possible, quantitative approaches to illustrating accounting concepts will be used.

Acc 20 Syllabus.pdf
Fin 101: Fundamentals of Finance (3 units)

Fin 101 is a course covering relevant topics regarding financial decision making.  This course aims to introduce the students to the tools and techniques of financial management, and their use to managerial decision-making.

Fin 101 Syllabus.pdf
Fin 102: Financial Planning (3 units)

Fin 102 is a course covering relevant topics regarding theory-based and relevant understanding of financial decision making.  This course aims to introduce the students to the tools and techniques of financial management, and their use to managerial decision-making. 

Fin 102 Syllabus.pdf
Fin 105: Financial Management (3 units)

FIN 105 (Financial Management) is an introductory finance course designed to make students understand the basic finance concepts. The course involves studies on decision-making utilizing financial resources available to the firm from the perspective of the manager. The course emphasizes the understanding of finance theory and working knowledge of the financial environment in which the firm operates in order to develop appropriate financial strategies. Hence, it covers the whole range of basic finance concepts, economics and financial environment, financial statement analysis, risk analysis, the valuation process, capital budgeting, and capital structure and dividend policy.  It will also cover financial analytical tools, cash flow management techniques & working capital management.

Fin 105 Syllabus.pdf

Electives

Title
Acc 111: Resource Management (3 units)

Health projects consume resources, and as such, these resources need to be identified, planned for, allocated, controlled, and recorded. In many cases, funding for these resources also has to be secured. This course will introduce the students to the fundamentals of resource management as well as help the students understand and handle the various issues that will arise as a health project goes through its life cycle. Activity-based costing and management systems will be the framework used in this course.

Acc 191: Financial Accounting & Reporting (3 units)

This course is the culmination of the Financial Accounting cluster in the Finance and Accounting Department. This subject deals with income taxes, leases and off-balance sheet financing, financing reporting quality, accounting shenanigans and analyst adjustments to reported financials.  It also deals with the required disclosures and notes to the financial statements. 

Fin 120: Financial Statement Analysis (3 units)

This course takes an in-depth look into company financial statements and shows how information therein can be analyzed and processed to aid many individuals including creditors, investors, managers, consultants, auditors, directors, regulators and employees in their business decisions.   It equips students with a wide array of tools and techniques useful in many fields in finance.  

Fin 120 Syllabus.pdf
Fin 121: Investment Management (3 units)

Fin 121 is a course that aims to introduce students to the intriguing world of money and investing.  The course will expose students to the various investment instruments available in the market i.e. bonds, stocks, derivatives and others.  At the end of the course, the students are expected to familiarize themselves with various investment alternatives and enable them to understand how these instruments work.

Fin 121 Syllabus.pdf
Fin 123: Investment Analysis (3 units)

Fin 123 is an elective that covers the basics of valuation and analysis of fixed-income investments.  The course is designed to cover all fixed-income related topics that will be encountered in CFA Level I examination.  It will begin with an introduction of basic features of fixed-income securities and associated risks, description of different kinds of bonds and introduction to yields.  The primary focus of the course will be on the primary tools for valuation and analysis of fixed income securities and markets particularly yield valuation and risk measurement.

Fin 123 Syllabus.pdf
Fin 124: Equity Analysis (3 units)

Fin 124 is a course focusing on equity investments. This course orients the students with the investment environment and the proposed theories or models governing equity markets. Finally, this course presents different approaches in performing analysis on these investment instruments.

Fin 124 Syllabus.pdf
Fin 160: Entrepreneurial Finance (3 units)

The central focus of the course is to gain an understanding of the financing of entrepreneurial ventures, including ways on how entrepreneurs identify and commit necessary resources to create and finance their venture. Consistent with financial theory, we will be evaluating decisions and alternatives on the basis of their impact on firm value. To accomplish these objectives the course addresses specific skills, concepts, and know-how relevant for financing and building entrepreneurial ventures.

Fin 199.4: Special Topics in Finance: Wealth Management (3 units)

Wealth Management introduces the financial advisory concepts, principles, and processes utilized by Relationship Managers (RMs) in today’s large Private Banking institutions. Emphasis is placed upon the basic relationship management skills as well as the fundamental skills needed in financial advisory such as investment math, basic economics, risk management and basic financial statement construction (e.g., balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement construction and analysis). The ultimate goal is to allow students to effectively give financial advice with the end goal of increasing the wealth within pre-determined risk parameters.

Fin 199.4 Syllabus.pdf
Fin 122: Investment Banking (3 units)

The course describes some of the specialized areas of investment banking with emphasis given on bonds and stock underwriting, as well as on special topics relating to securitization and privatization.

Fin 122 Syllabus.pdf
Fin 130: Banking and Other Financial Institutions (3 units)

A study of the banking and financial services sector, focusing on their role in the functioning and well-being of the economy.

Fin 130 Syllabus.pdf
Fin 170: International Financial Management (3 units)

This course looks at financial decisions arising from developments in the international financial markets and exchange rates from the point of view of multinational enterprises. Topics may include pricing in the foreign currency and Eurocurrency markets, use of forward exchange for hedging, short-term returns and market efficiency in the international money markets, foreign currency financing, financing foreign trade, pricing of foreign currency bonds, currency swaps, Eurocurrency syndicated loans, and exposure management.

Fin 170 Syllabus.pdf