Learning Outcomes | Finance

After Pacific | Students build applicable skills through a variety of internship opportunities, and our graduates find positions in public and private organizations, government, not-for-profit organizations, sales, research, advertising and promotion, management and consulting.

Student Learning Outcomes

The finance concentration is designed to prepare students to work with the concepts, interpretive frameworks and analytical techniques of finance. Given this goal, successful graduates of the finance concentration will be able to:

  • Exhibit a general understanding of the financial terms, concepts, and the structure and elements of financial markets.
  • Apply the analytical techniques (fundamental analysis, technique analysis, simulation analysis, financial statement analysis, asset pricing models etc.) to evaluate different types of assets and make recommendations based on the analytical results.
  • Identify the ethical requirements, job functions, and managerial aspects and responsibilities required to conduct financial activities in both domestic and global business environment.

Students are introduced and encouraged to take the CFA level I exam by graduation or pursue advanced degrees in accounting or finance.