Finance Concentration

Finance Concentration Assessment

This information has been revised for 2014-2015.

Assessment for the Finance Concentration consists of a formative and capstone assessment.

Formative Assessment

A financial fundamentals test will be administered in FIN 4437 - Financial Institutions. It will consist of 20 multiple choice questions with a time limit of 1 hour.

This test must be proctored and count for 10% of the final course grade.

This test will be administered in the Blackboard shell of the course. A course assessment package is available. See Obtaining Assessment Materials.

Capstone Assessment

The finance concentration capstone course is FIN 4431 - Intermediate Financial Management.

The concentration exit exam has 50 multiple choice questions divided over 4 areas:

  • Valuations, including capital structure, dividend policy, working capital and derivatives
  • Risk and return, including capital budgeting and cost of capital
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Financial markets and institutions

The time limit is 2 hours.

The test must be proctored and must count for 20% of the final course grade.

This test will be administered in the Blackboard shell of the course. A course assessment package is available. See Obtaining Assessment Materials.

Student Satisfaction / Exit Survey

Each student will also be invited to complete a program satisfaction survey consisting of five Likert-scale questions. This satisfaction survey will be administered in FIN 4431 using the Blackboard Enterprise Survey tool.

No instructor setup is required for the survey administration.

Contact Information

Associate Chair for Finance: Dr. Chung Baek

Last Updated: 3/17/2015