Student Characteristics

The following describes some of the qualities and characteristics necessary for a student to successful as a member of the Bowden Investment Group.

Bowden Investment Group Members must:

  • be willing to conduct themselves in a responsible and professional manner (this includes business casual or business professional dress for all meetings),
  • have an interest in learning financial analysis,
  • have a strong interest in stocks and investing,
  • have good analytical skills,
  • have excellent interpersonal skills,
  • have very strong written and verbal communication skills,
  • be able to work as part of a team and be willing to do his/her part to help the team succeed,
  • be able to work in an unstructured environment without detailed step-by-step instructions,
  • be willing to put forth more effort than is required in the average college course,
  • be able to apply lessons learned in other business courses, and
  • be able to work and think independently.

Minimum Requirements for Students
Students must:

  • have completed at least 90 semester hours of coursework prior to the fall semester,
  • have completed FIN 3890 (Survey of Investments) prior to the fall semester or enroll in FIN 3890 concurrently with FIN 4620 during the fall semester (note that it is preferred for students to have completed both FIN 3890 and FIN 3690 prior to enrolling in FIN 4620),
  • have a strong interest in investments and financial analysis, and
  • be willing to put in more effort than is required in the average course.

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Contact

Faculty Advisor:
Dr. Delbert Goff
ASU Box 32058
Room 3066 Peacock Hall
Boone, NC 28608-2089
Phone: (828) 262-6188
goffdc@appstate.edu

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