2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 24, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Finance Learning Outcomes


Outcome 1
1.1 Students show that they master the key concepts in asset pricing and can measure risk and return for one security and for a portfolio of securities.
 
Foundational Studies 1: Locate, critically read, and evaluate information to solve problems.
Foundational Studies 2: Critically evaluate the ideas of others.
Outcome 2
2.1 Students know the elements that are necessary to define investment goals in a policy statement.
 
Foundational Studies 1: Locate, critically read, and evaluate information to solve problems.
Foundational Studies 3: Apply knowledge and skills within and across the fundamental ways of knowing (natural sciences, social and behavioral sciences, arts and humanities, mathematics, and history).
Outcome 3
3.1 Demonstrate an appreciation of human expression through literature and fine and performing arts.
 
Foundational Studies 2: Critically evaluate the ideas of others.
Foundational Studies 3: Apply knowledge and skills within and across the fundamental ways of knowing (natural sciences, social and behavioral sciences, arts and humanities, mathematics, and history).
Outcome 4
4.1 Students show that they can monitor and manage their portfolios and update the investment as the conditions of the investor and/or markets change.
 
Foundational Studies 3: Apply knowledge and skills within and across the fundamental ways of knowing (natural sciences, social and behavioral sciences, arts and humanities, mathematics, and history).
Outcome 5
5.1 Students will be able to apply quantitative methods used in the analysis of the firm.
 
Foundational Studies 1: Locate, critically read, and evaluate information to solve problems.
Foundational Studies 3: Apply knowledge and skills within and across the fundamental ways of knowing (natural sciences, social and behavioral sciences, arts and humanities, mathematics, and history).
Outcome 6
6.1 Students analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information to solve corporate financial problems faced by firms.
 
Foundational Studies 1: Locate, critically read, and evaluate information to solve problems.
Foundational Studies 3: Apply knowledge and skills within and across the fundamental ways of knowing (natural sciences, social and behavioral sciences, arts and humanities, mathematics, and history).
Outcome 7
7.1 Students can conduct cash flow calculations and make capital budgeting decisions.
 
Foundational Studies 1: Locate, critically read, and evaluate information to solve problems.
Foundational Studies 3: Apply knowledge and skills within and across the fundamental ways of knowing (natural sciences, social and behavioral sciences, arts and humanities, mathematics, and history).
Outcome 8
8.1 Students identify the operations and structure of the different financial institutions.
 
Foundational Studies 3: Apply knowledge and skills within and across the fundamental ways of knowing (natural sciences, social and behavioral sciences, arts and humanities, mathematics, and history).
Outcome 9
9.1 Students are able to identify the factors that affect interest rates and evaluate relations between the prices of securities and interest rates.
 
Foundational Studies 1: Locate, critically read, and evaluate information to solve problems.
Foundational Studies 3: Apply knowledge and skills within and across the fundamental ways of knowing (natural sciences, social and behavioral sciences, arts and humanities, mathematics, and history).
Outcome 10
10.1 Students assess the different types of risks, including interest rate and foreign exchange risk, to which financial institutions are exposed and can apply financial techniques to reduce those risks.
 
Foundational Studies 3: Apply knowledge and skills within and across the fundamental ways of knowing (natural sciences, social and behavioral sciences, arts and humanities, mathematics, and history).
Outcome 11
11.1 Students are able to complete a comprehensive financial analysis on the performance of a financial institution.
 
Foundational Studies 1: Locate, critically read, and evaluate information to solve problems.