Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2017/2018
Canadian Excellence

BU223
Fundamentals of Finance
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

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
Prerequisites
BU111, BU127, and EC205 (or BU205) or EC285 (or a program-specific equivalent).
Exclusions
Honours BBA program, BU283, BU383. Students may not take BU223 following the completion of BU283 or BU383. If taken in that order, credit will be lost for BU283 or BU383.
Notes
Exclusions do not constitute equivalency.