Department: Business & Accounting
Dean of Business
900 Arkadelphia Rd
Birmingham, AL 35254
Office Phone: (205) 226-4828
Office Fax: (205) 226-3080
Brief Career Background:
BSC: Assistant Professor from 2002-Present
UNC - Chapel Hill: Visiting Assistant Professor 2000-2002
Birmingham-Southern College: BS in Math
University of Alabama: MA in Economics & PhD in Finance
Areas of Academic Interest:
- Corporate Finance
BA 201 The Real "Bottom Line": Foundations of Business Thought (1)
An examination of classic and contemporary literature in order to explore perceptions and opinions about business and the role individuals play in business organizations. The course reviews the evolution of thought on the organizational structure of business enterprises. In particular, it considers objectives of business beyond profitability: that is, more than the "bottom line." Fall, Spring.
BA 372 Principles of Finance I (1)
An introductory course in the principles of financial analysis directed at developing the tools necessary for sound financial decision making. Major topics include an overview of the financial environment, valuation, financial forecasting, and capital budgeting. Prerequisites: AC 221 and 222, BA 201, and EC 202. Fall, Spring.
BA 474 Principles of Finance II (1)
A second course in the principles of financial analysis directed at developing the skills of financial decision making. Major topics include current asset management and international finance. In addition, the course develops the student's ability to make financial decisions by using a case study format that builds on the skills developed in BA 372. Prerequisite: BA 372.