Supervised study of certain financial areas. Prerequisite: CAPM 2.00 Entrepreneurial businesses often operate outside of non-profit or for-profit areas and can also impact economic, social and natural environments. These social enterprises are characterized by new business models and unique environments such as technology communities, institutional and legal contexts, public good scenarios, monopoly situations, and market failure cases where traditional for-profit enterprises fail but thrive social enterprises. Prerequisite: ENT 270 [Minimum grade: C] This course prepares students to enter the financial profession. Professional development topics include: resume building, soft skills and interview preparation, internships, entry-level positions and career paths in finance, and the ethical expectations and requirements of the profession. This course covers compensation management in public and private organizations, with an emphasis on determining scope, salary levels, and structures. Job evaluation, salary systems, and wage and benefit law issues are discussed. Requirements: (MG 409 [Minimum Score: C] and CAPM 2.00) A study of real estate financing tools, techniques and institutions and the use of financial analysis in real estate decisions. Prerequisites: (FN 370 [Min. Note: C] and GPAO 2.00) This course is mandatory for all students of the Collat School of Business. Students acquire a general knowledge of the legal environment of companies.
Senior Seminar Integration of functional business areas such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, marketing, production policy and decision-making. This course is intensive in writing and students must demonstrate their ability to write to an appropriate audience and integrate relevant external sources. Emphasis on ethical reasoning and decision-making and research material on current events and business topics. Must be senior in the last semester. Prerequisites: (FN 310 [Minimum grade: C] and CAPM 2) This course serves as an introduction to the field of information security, where students develop a fundamental understanding of information security principles. Students will be able to understand the business value of information security and its legal/ethical considerations. Students will also gain an appreciation of security planning and risk management and how risks can be mitigated through technical, physical, and administrative controls. Important legal foundations and court proceedings relevant to forensic accounting, and an overview of related topics – criminological theories, evidence management and litigation services. Prerequisites: (LS 246 [Min.
Grade: C] and GPAO 2.00) The department is responsible for courses, concentrations, majors and minors in accounting and finance. Below is an overview of the main individual topics. Detailed completion terms can be found at the top of the Majors tab. Introduction to the basic quantitative tools of finance with emphasis on the use of statistics in financial analysis. Prerequisites: QM 215 [Minimum score: C] and AC 201 [Minimum score: C] Students learn how key principles of accounting and finance relate to entrepreneurial career paths and how these functions relate to each other in the context of entrepreneurial enterprises. The course covers a variety of topics in this area, including financial statements, building a team of advisors, entrepreneurial investment, developing a business case, business valuation, pro forma statements, and entrepreneurial fundraising. Prerequisites: ENT 270 [Minimum score: C] and (BUS 310 [Minimum score: C] or FN 310 [Minimum score: C]) Applied fieldwork integrating the functional areas of management, finance, accounting, marketing, economics, production policy and decision-making related to small businesses. Prerequisites: FN 310 [Minimum score: C] and MG 302 [Minimum score: C] and MK 303 [Minimum score: C] At the bachelor`s level, the Collat School of Business offers Bachelor of Science programs with concentrations in Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management, Industrial Sales, Information Systems, Management and Marketing. Each program combines broad exposure to art and science with comprehensive preparation in all areas of the business. In addition, all graduate students recognize the undeniable benefit of hands-on experience as part of a rich academic program and engage in at least one of the many experiential learning credit options. These options include an internship (paid or voluntary), study abroad, a business analysis project, a service learning project, a research project, or completion of the Business Honors program. Students will work with their academic advisor to determine which option is most appropriate.
It is an introduction to law and economics, that is, the application of economic analysis to legal issues. The course provides an overview of fundamental issues (including property, contracts, and crime), an overview of alternative approaches to these issues, and a discussion of important implications for economics, law, political science, philosophy, public administration, and sociology. The lecturer encourages students to register simultaneously for the Cooperation and Competition course (EC 330). Prerequisites: (GPAT and CAPM 2.00) or (EC 210 [Minimum Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and CAPM 2.00) The Collat School of Business offers minors in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Corporate Social Media Strategy, and Sports and Entertainment Marketing. These minors are available to all UAB students, with the exception of the International Business minor, which is only available to School of Business majors. “I appreciate every opportunity to help clients manage the complexities of litigation.