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 86509 Management in Banking and Financial Services

Credits : 3

This course explores the basic concepts of banking and financial services. It aims to provide the students an understanding in the areas investments, loans, capital, liabilities, liquidity, and duration. The focus is on practices within the United States as they function within a global market economy.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Evaluate U.S. banking and financial services and why they are important in today’s society.
  • Analyze common trends in the banking and financial services market.
  • Discuss common financial statements and services.
  • Understand general principles of asset-liability management.
  • Examine various portfolio tools as they relate to banking and financial services.
  • Assess various aspects of risk, lending, and loans.
  • Discuss mergers and acquisitions as they pertain to financial services.
  • Discuss the relevance of the U.S. banking and financial services as they play a part in a globalized economy.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts.

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