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BUS. 113 Personal Finance

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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 leads students toward financial literacy and enables students to obtain the foundation for a lifelong understanding of the basics of personal finance including money management, tax planning, investing, and retirement planning. Students learn to apply and use financial models through critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, and developing problem-solving abilities. Emphasis is placed on learning the fundamental concepts of everyday finance with a hands-on approach.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Intermediate Algebra or equivalent, or placement by other measures as applicable.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area C1
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC