Description: Personal Finance in a Global Economy will examine the role of the consumer in society, and how elements of our social, cultural and political systems lead to healthy and unhealthy financial behaviors. Topics include: the use of credit, savings, insurance, stocks, bonds, and other investment programs; using bank services, determining personal taxes, planning for retirement, and estate planning. No prior background in business required. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 3 units of credit with different topics.
Sections offered: Spring 2022
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Quantitative Reasoning