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

1. Students should understand Corporate Finance and Financial Management

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

2. Students should understand Investments

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

3. Students should understand Financial Institutions and Markets

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

4. Students should understand and use technology effectively in finance

  • 4.1 Demonstrate ability to use spreadsheet technology to solve finance problems