Fundamental concepts in asset valuation are discussed in the context of simple asset pricing models. This course introduces the valuation of financial assets such as bonds and stocks. The concept of Net Present Value in capital investments is also introduced, along with basic financial planning. Other topics include an introduction to Markowitz diversification, the Capital Asset Pricing Model, and basic cost of capital estimation. Not open to students who have completed FIN 501. Corequisites: ACCTG 501, BUEC 503, MGTSC 501. FIN 502 must be taken as part of a FIN 502, FIN 503 sequence.