Learning Outcomes: Finance, BS

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Finance


  1. Discipline-based competency: Students will acquire sufficient discipline based competency to address current and future corporate and investment finance problems.  Such competency includes using finance knowledge and tools necessary to value real and financial assets, analyze a company’s financial performance, and identify risk factors underlying such valuations or analysis.
  2. Written and verbal communication competency: Students will be able to effectively integrate information into a coherent, well-organized, professional report.
  3. Proficiency in the tools of the trade: Students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the tools of the trade. First and foremost is Excel, but proficiency in Bloomberg, Morningstar, Capital IQ and the other tools of our trade.
  4. Professional practice and ethics: Students should be familiar with professional practice and demonstrate consistent ethical behavior.