Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

Course Descriptions

Finance (FIN)

Career and Technical Education Division

FIN 101: Personal Finance

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Introduces personal financial planning. Emphasizes budgeting, obtaining credit, buying decisions for a home, auto or other large purchases, investment decisions, and retirement planning.

FIN 115: Introduction to Investments

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Helps students understand the theoretical concepts and analytical foundations necessary for further study in the field. It will provide an overall picture of securities markets, institutions, processes and mechanisms on how stocks and bonds are bought and sold.

French (FREN)

Liberal Arts Division

FREN 101: French, Conversational I

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Emphasizes spoken communication. Listening, reading and writing skills will be explored. A vocabulary of French-English words can be developed to suit student needs. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

FREN 102: French, Conversational II

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: FREN 101 or consent of instructor

Offers a second semester of Conversational French designed to continue and improve the skills learned in the first semester. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

FREN 111: First Year French I

Units (Credits): 4; Prerequisites: none

Develops language skills through practice in listening, speaking, reading, writing and structural analysis. Includes an introduction to French culture.

FREN 112: First Year French II

Units (Credits): 4; Prerequisites: FREN 111 or equivalent or consent of instructor

Continues with the second semester of the course to build on speaking, writing and reading skills in the French language.

FREN 211: Second Year French I

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: FREN 112 or equivalent or consent of instructor

Considers structural review, conversation and writing and reading in modern literature.

FREN 212: Second Year French II

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: FREN 211 or equivalent or consent of instructor

Continues structural review, conversation and writing and reading in modern literature.



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