2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    May 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUAD 212 - Personal Finance

3 CR
This course discusses the techniques that can be applied to personal financial management. Key components of this course include concepts and strategies associated with money management, taxation, savings and retirement planning, consumer credit and financing, insurance (auto, home, life, and liability), and investment strategies. Lab Fee

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
General Education Requirement: Critical Thinking - Applied Core
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain how financial decisions made today can affect his or her future financial stability.
  2. Possess the analytical tools needed to think intelligently about personal finance decisions.
  3. Apply sound reasoning skills in evaluating personal finance alternatives.
  4. Be conversant on a variety of personal finance issues.
  5. Explain the language and vocabulary of personal finance.
  6. Become financially responsible adults who save regularly and use credit wisely.