Course Summary
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Introduction to Business Finance
Credit is recommended for examinees who score 400 or above.


This examination is a multiple-choice exam designed to evaluate whether candidates possess the knowledge and understanding that would be gained by taking an upper level college course in Principles of Finance. Content specifications for the exam were developed and approved by a panel of subject matter experts, all U.S. accredited college faculty members who are teaching or have taught a like course within the prior 3 years.

Skills Measured:

The skills measured include financial statements and planning (20 percent); time value of money (20 percent); working capital management (10 percent); valuation and characteristics of stocks and bonds (9 percent); capital budgeting (12 percent); cost of capital (11 percent); risk and return (11 percent); and international financial management (7 percent).
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