Career & Technical Education > Finance

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

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


II: Course Objectives

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

  • After completing the course, the student should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of Personal Financial decisions
  • The student will be able to manage their personal financial decisions in an improved manner
  • After completion of the course the student should be able to develop a budget and understand basic cash and credit management of their finances

III: Course Linkage

This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:

  • Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
  • Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Develop and improve their creative abilities.
  • Appreciate the need for continuing education and lifelong learning.
  • Will succeed at transfer institutions.

Scheduled FIN-101 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no FIN-101 classes scheduled for this term.