Albers School of Business and Economics
Finance Major

Learning Goals

  • Undergraduate Business Foundation

    • Demonstrate critical thinking and analytical skills.
    • Demonstrate competent oral and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrate competent leadership skills.
    • Demonstrate understanding of the body of knowledge encompassed by the UG Business Foundation courses.

    Finance (FINC)

    • Describe and explain to lay individuals financial concepts relating to: value creation, risk management, and the functioning of financial institutions and world financial markets, for corporate and investor decision-making.
    • Demonstrate strong critical thinking and problem solving skills within an ethical framework.
    • Apply tools such as spreadsheet, mathematical, and statistical modeling to analyze problems and issues in finance.
    • Employ discipline knowledge and skills orally and in written form in a professional manner in service to the community.
    • Recognize social justice issues inherent in financial decision-making.