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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: MATH 110 or appropriate score on the College Placement Test or other multiple measures assessment.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC