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ACTG 118 Personal Investing

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This course provides an overview of personal investing. Students will learn how to make informed decisions about investing in common stocks, fixed-income securities (bonds), mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Other topics include measuring risk and return, modern portfolio concepts, market efficiency, behavioral finance, and managing a portfolio.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU