Graduate Catalog 2023-2024

Department of Finance

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Indudeep Chhachhi, Chair
Grise Hall 334
(270) 745-2928



Indudeep S. Chhachhi DBA (Business Administration), Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1990

Yung L. Lo PhD (Finance), Florida State University, 2007

Assistant Professor

Mohsen Aram PhD (Business Administration, Finance), Oklahoma State University Main Campus, 2016

Finance Courses

FIN 437G    Corporate Asset Management    3 Hours

Advanced level exposure to valuation concepts, capital budgeting decisions, working capital management, and mergers and acquisitions. Deals with the current theory and practice of corporate finance in these areas.

Prerequisite(s): FIN 330 with a minimum grade of C and ECON 307 (may be taken concurrently)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

FIN 439G    SEC Analysis/Portfolio Management    3 Hours

An advanced level exposure to fixed income and equity security valuation, and the theory and practice of portfolio management.

Prerequisite(s): FIN 332

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

FIN 449G    Practicum in Portfolio    3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Practical experience in managing an investment portfolio in a teamwork environment. Emphasis placed on economics, industry, and company analysis, security selection, report preparation, daily decision making, record keeping and performance evaluation. Students will be responsible for making all material decisions in managing an actual investment portfolio of real funds.

Prerequisite(s): FIN 332

Recent Term(s) Offered: None