This course covers basic financial tools and principles including short-term and long-term financial and investment decisions. Topics include: financial statement analysis, the time value of money, capital budgeting, the cost of capital, dividend policies, and working capital. A final project is to apply course concepts to a business related to their career choice. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree. Prerequisite: AMGT 400 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or ACCT& 203 with a minimum grade of 2.0 and meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.