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BUS. 113 Personal Finance

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Course Description

Personal finance leads students toward financial education and enables students to obtain the foundation for a lifelong understanding of the basics of finance including money management, tax planning, investing, and retirement planning. Students learn to apply quantitative and computational methods to help them understand the basis for financial literacy. Emphasis is placed on learning the fundamental concepts of everyday finance with a hands-on approach. Instruction will be based on student-centered activities, where they will analyze, and be able to synthesize financial documents and reports. Quantitative reasoning will be emphasized for the students so that they develop their problem-solving skills.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 110 or appropriate score on the College Placement Test or other multiple measures assessment.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: 3b; Area 9A3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B4), UC