Finance 698

FINC 698: Directed Study

Prerequisites: MBA status and approval of the directed study supervisor, advisor, and the Dean of the Graduate School

Credit Hours: (1-4)

Semi-autonomous independent research on an finance topic of interest to the student. Designed to provide the student with an opportunity to develop conceptual sophistication on a specific topic.


Detailed Description of Content of Course

A semi-structured research experience designed to allow the student to develop a research proposal and to investigate in greater detail topics of interest in Finance. The student will be expected to develop a written presentation on a topic selected in consultation with the directed study supervisor by using primary or secondary research sources.


Detailed Description of Conduct of Course

The course consists of independent research/study by the student from one or more of a variety of sources which may include primary and/or secondary works.


Goals and Objectives of the Course

At completion of course, student will demonstrate a greater understanding of a specific area of interest.


Assessment Measures

Assessment of the student's success is based primarily on the finished research report and periodic meetings with the supervising instructor.


Other Course Information



Review and Approval

March 10, 1999 Revised