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GBS261: Investments I – 3 credits

Evaluation of various investment forms including study of inflation, taxation, government securities, stocks and bonds, real estate and retirement plans. Securities industry knowledge and skills for individuals to prepare for careers in Financial Services. Includes capital markets, types of products and their risks, trading, customer accounts, prohibited activities, and regulatory agencies and their functions. Helps to prepare students for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) Examination required for entry-level positions in the security industry.
Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in GBS261LL recommended but not required. Note: Students interested in taking the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) Examination should also enroll in the GBS261LL Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) Exam Prep course.

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
32310
Scottsdale
Business Bldg. BUS 105
In Person
01/1803/10
Spring 2023
M,W
9:00AM – 11:45AM
  • S. Malizia
Open
28 of 30 Seats Available
    • Notes: This class is graded on a Credit or No Credit (P/Z) basis.
      This class meets for an 8-week period during the full length semester. Students should expect an increased amount of work each week during the 8 weeks as compared to the same class offered in the full semester. Students are encouraged to work with an academic advisor to be sure their course load is balanced over the course of a given semester.
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor
26201
Scottsdale
Live Online Instruction
Live Online
01/1803/10
Spring 2023
M,W
7:00PM – 9:45PM
  • R. Weatherton
Open
22 of 25 Seats Available
    • Notes: ACCELERATED LEARNING COMMUNITY. Concurrent enrollment required in both GBS261-26201 (LIVE ONLINE, MW 7:00-9:45PM, 1/17-3/10) and GBS261LL-26202 (LIVE ONLINE, MW 7:00-9:45PM, 3/20-4/14).
      LIVE ONLINE CLASS. Students attend Live Online sessions on specific days and times. Additional online work outside of these class sessions may be required.
      This class meets for an 8-week period during the full length semester. Students should expect an increased amount of work each week during the 8 weeks as compared to the same class offered in the full semester. Students are encouraged to work with an academic advisor to be sure their course load is balanced over the course of a given semester.
      This class is graded on a Credit or No Credit (P/Z) basis.
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor

GBS261LL: Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) Exam Prep – 1 credit

Helps to prepare students for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) Examination required for prospective securities industry professionals. Focuses on reviewing key concepts, practicing skills, and preparing to successfully demonstrate existing knowledge on the SIE certification exam. The course is designed to provide an overview of exam topics and study and test-taking strategies. It also will include structured study time, group discussions, and the use of practice exams to assess test readiness.
Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in GBS261 recommended but not required. Note: GBS261 is recommended for students who are not already employed in the financial services industry and need more in-depth content related to the SIE exam.

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
32311
Scottsdale
Business Bldg. BUS 105
In Person
03/2004/14
Spring 2023
M,W
9:00AM – 11:45AM
  • S. Malizia
Open
28 of 30 Seats Available
    • Notes: This class is graded on a Credit or No Credit (P/Z) basis.
      GBS261LL prepares students for the FINRA's Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam. Students take and must pass the SIE exam to pass this class. The national exam is taken through FINRA/Prometric at an additional cost of $80, paid for by the Business department for students who have successfully completed GBS261.
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor
26202
Scottsdale
Live Online Instruction
Live Online
03/2004/14
Spring 2023
M,W
7:00PM – 9:45PM
  • R. Weatherton
Open
23 of 25 Seats Available
    • Notes: ACCELERATED LEARNING COMMUNITY. Concurrent enrollment required in both GBS261-26201 (LIVE ONLINE, MW 7:00-9:45PM, 1/17-3/10) and GBS261LL-26202 (LIVE ONLINE, MW 7:00-9:45PM, 3/20-4/14).
      LIVE ONLINE CLASS. Students attend Live Online sessions on specific days and times. Additional online work outside of these class sessions may be required.
      This class is graded on a Credit or No Credit (P/Z) basis.
      GBS261LL prepares students for the FINRA's Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam. Students take and must pass the SIE exam to pass this class. The national exam is taken through FINRA/Prometric at an additional cost of $80, paid for by the Business department for students who have successfully completed GBS261.
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor