Student learning outcomes: Finance and Banking (BSBA)

Shown here are the general learning goals of the program broken down into specific student learning outcomes (SLOs). These SLOs represent what a student should be able to do as a result of successfully completing this program. Student performance on these outcomes are routinely assessed by program faculty as a way of informing programmatic improvement efforts.

Goal Outcome

Goal 1: Students should understand Corporate Finance and Financial Management

  • Apply time value of money tools and techniques to solve practical financial problems
  • Employ capital budgeting tools and techniques to evaluate capital investment projects.
  • Evaluate financial statement scenarios and apply financial analysis tools to demonstrate an understanding of financial analysis.
  • Identify financial risks and apply financial risk management tools to hedge the risks.

Goal 2: Students should understand Investments

  • Apply efficient markets and behavioral finance theory to finance scenarios.
  • Employ the concepts of risk, return, and diversification to investments.

Goal 3: Students should understand Financial Institutions and Markets

  • Apply financial tools and knowledge to evaluate the basic structure, functioning and regulation of banking institutions
  • Evaluate interest rate behavior and monetary policy in the economy and the impacts on businesses.
  • Understand and apply basic international finance relationships and concepts.

Goal 4: Students should understand and use technology effectively in finance

  • Demonstrate ability to use spreadsheet technology (Excel) to solve finance problems


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