Financial Economics Concentration

Financial Economics Concentration

This information has been revised for 2014-2015.

Assessment for the Financial Economics 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 4438 - Bank Management.

The concentration exit exam has 6 essay questions divided over 6 areas:

  • Valuations, including capital structure, dividend policy, working capital and derivatives
  • Risk and return, including capital budgeting and cost of capital
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Banking services and regulations
  • Techniques associated with bank management and profitability
  • Issues associated with bank management and profitability

The time limit is 2 hours.

The test must be proctored and must count for 15% 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 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 4438 using the Blackboard Enterprise Survey tool.

Contact Information

Associate Chair for Finance: Dr. Chung Baek

Last Updated: 4/25/2017