The Master’s College 2015-2016 Catalog
FIN321 Real Estate Principles (3)
An introductory course designed to cover real
estate fundamentals with practical applications
useful in residential and commercial real estate
transactions. Topics include investment decision
making, valuations, investment performance,
financing, real estate management, legal and
regulatory considerations, market research, and
licensing requirements for brokers and agents. The
course prepares the student for the California real
estate license examination.
FIN332 Financial Services Management (3)
An introduction to the functions and operations
of modern United States financial institutions.
The course covers a study of banking laws and
regulations with special attention given to the impact
of technology within the industry. Additionally,
the evolution and subsequent historical, social, and
political impact of the Federal Reserve is examined.
FIN338 Introduction to Risk Management (3)
An introduction to basic insurance concepts. Topics
include terminology, risk exposure, private consumer
coverage, property and liability insurance, health
insurance, life insurance, annuities, commercial
coverage, and government issues.
FIN341 Investments (3)
A survey of investments including stocks, bonds,
government securities, and financial intermediaries.
Emphasis is placed on security analysis, valuation,
and portfolio management. Topics include personal
financial strategies and investment alternatives.
FIN388 Studies in Finance (3)
A survey of a selected topic(s) infinancial management
made available by an adjunct or full-time professor.
FIN440 Finance (3)
Valuation methods available to the manager for the
determination of the optimal financial structure of
the firm. Emphasis is on financial statement analysis,
cash flow analysis, capital budgeting, investment, and
INB311 Global Business Strategies (3)
This course biblically examines global business
business plan, developing entrepreneurial skills, and
doing case studies of successful small businesses.
BUS483, 484, 485, 486 Business Internship (1-4)
An on-site work experience which gives the student
practical training in specific business techniques
and their applications. Evaluation will be made by
the work supervisor and a member of the business
Prerequisites: junior or senior status
and permission of department chair.
BUS490 Business Strategy (Capstone); Business
A course examining contemporary business issues
through integrating coursework and acquired
knowledge in the business discipline. Attention will
be given to a biblical world view, vocational pursuit
and a strategy for life-long learning. An additional
course component is senior assessment.
senior status or permission of the department chairperson.
ECN200 Essentials of Economics & Society (3)
An introduction to macroeconomic principles and
terminology. The primary focus is on the aggregate
U.S. economy and the policy decisions that state and
federal lawmakers face. Topics include: review of
the economic problem, measuring GNP, money and
banking, interest rates, monetary and fiscal policy,
inflation, and unemployment. A basic knowledge of
mathematics and graphs is assumed.
ECN210 Microeconomics (3)
An introduction to microeconomic principles and
terminology. The primary focus is on the business
firm and the decisions it faces. Topics include: review
of the economic problem, mechanics of supply and
demand, elasticities, consumer utility, production
costs, and the competitive environment. A basic
knowledge of mathematics and graphs is assumed.
FIN308 Personal Financial Management (3)
A survey of financial management for individuals
and households including setting financial goals,
developing a budget, preparing personal taxes,
utilizing banking services, using consumer credit,
buying or renting a home, purchasing an automobile
or major appliance, purchasing various types
of insurance, choosing investment options and
strategies, and planning for retirement.