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Finance

The Finance curriculum at Clark Atlanta University is designed to provide students with tools required for careers in financial management in non-financial corporations, the financial services industry, and not-for-profit organizations. Course offerings at undergraduate and graduate levels include required courses for all students enrolled in the School of Business Administration and elective courses for students enrolled in the finance area, and are designed to equip students with breadth of knowledge required to become effective financial analysts and managers in a rapidly changing global economic environment.

The Finance Department is an academic unit within the School of Business. The activities of the Department include the development of the finance curricula, instructional materials, teaching graduate and undergraduate level finance courses, research and community service. The department's activities are functionally focused in all areas of finance, as a discipline, empirical application and managerial decision-making. All departmental faculty have their primary specialization in finance as a functional field of expertise, with secondary specialization in areas affiliated to finance in business administration and economics.

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
  • Personal Finance
  • Real Estate Principles and Practices
  • Business Finance
  • Principles of Insurance I
  • Real Estate Finance and Investments
  • International Financial Management
  • Commercial Bank Management
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Analysis for Decision-Making
  • Financial Markets and Institutions

Detailed course descriptions for undergraduate programs

GRADUATE COURSES
  • Financial Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Capital Markets and Investment Banking
  • Management of Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Commercial Lending
  • Real Estate Investments
  • Special Problems in Finance
  • Financial Management I & II
  • Financial Markets
  • Corporate Finance, I & II 
  • Portfolio Managment 
  • Financial Strategy and Policy
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Global Business and Finance
  • Economic Analysis 

Detailed course descriptions for graduate programs

FACULTY
  • Crystal Hudson , PhD
  • Kasim Alli, PhD
  • wANDA Owens, PhD
  • John Young, PhD