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 Canvas 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 Canvas 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 SmartEvals.

No instructor setup is required for the survey administration.

Contact Information

Associate Chair for Finance: Dr. Chung Baek

Last Updated: 8/17/2017