Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2010/2011
Canadian Excellence

Fundamentals of Finance
0.5 Credit

This course is designed to give non-business students an understanding of the fundamentals of finance. The course introduces students to the time value of money and its application to securities valuation in finance. Other topics covered include the risk and return trade off, basic capital budgeting, firm debt and dividend policies, financial ratios and external growth through mergers and acquisitions.

Additional Course Information
BU111 and BU121, BU227, and BU205/EC205 or EC285 (or a program-specific equivalent).
Honours BBA program, BU383.
Exclusions do not constitute equivalency.

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BU223 Prerequisite and notes revised; effective September 1, 2010.