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(ENTR 318) Personal Financial Management

Learn personal financial concepts and principles, to make informed decisions about real world financial issues. Learn how to make wise spending, saving, investment, and credit decisions, to achieve personal & family goals and financial success.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites None
Offered Fall, Winter
Programs Entrepreneurship Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of personal finance concepts and principles necessary to measure and evaluate their personal financial health.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to apply the skills needed to manage their personal finances by using tools such as budgets, tax planning, and cash management.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of credit and debt, including consumer debt, student loans, and debt reduction strategies.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of basic personal financial planning, and retirement planning.
  5. Demonstrate a healthy perspective regarding the management of money, giving, and relationships.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of the process and considerations involved with the acquisition of high dollar expenditures such as a home, automobile, or education.