Single Courses - School of Business

Single Master’s-Level Business Courses

At CalSouthern, students are permitted to enroll in a course at the master’s level without committing to a particular degree program. It’s a great option for students who want to:

  • Get a feel for online learning at CalSouthern before pursuing a master’s degree
  • Earn credits that can be applied toward a master’s degree at CalSouthern or another institution*
  • Gain master’s-level knowledge and expertise in a topic of interest

Choose any master’s-level course offered by CalSouthern’s School of Business. You’ll find a vast selection of subjects available, on topics as diverse as finance, human resources, change management, international business and project management.

Getting started is a quick and simple process. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. A bachelor’s degree is not required to take master’s-level courses. (However, if you wish to enroll in CalSouthern’s Master of Business Administration program, a bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite.) Courses start every month; you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Graduate Business Courses

FIN 86507 Lending in the Consumer and Corporate Markets

Credits : 3

This course examines the consumer and corporate lending processes. Lending trends and techniques are discussed as well as the lender/customer/member relationship. This course also addresses the operational and regulatory components pertinent to consumer and corporate lending. The assessment structure will include an emphasis on case studies and problem-solving that simulates the work environment and will involve research on issues encountered daily in consumer and corporate lending.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss the past, present, and future of customer and commercial lending.
  • Explore the various loan products and practices.
  • Identify customer misconduct and lender negligence.
  • Compare and contrast the financing needs of the consumer/corporation and loan structures.
  • Analyze the lender’s judgment and ethics in consumer and commercial lending.
  • Classify the different types of loans, and the analysis and measurement of credit risk.
  • Illustrate the role of loan structure and support in the commercial lending process
  • Interpret how government regulations affect business lending activities.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts

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