FACULTY: Vilma Bernal, Chair |
1 PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE – (CSU) 3 UNITS Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hrs This course is designed to cover the markets in which funds are traded, the financial institutions that participate in and aid the flow of funds, and the principles of financial management that guide the participants in making sound decisions.
2 INVESTMENTS – (CSU) 3 UNITS Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hrs A survey of the range of investment opportunities available and their characteristics. Included are stocks, options, commodities, bonds, government securities, real estate and savings. Includes investment objectives, and personal portfolio and administration.
8 PERSONAL FINANCE & INVESTMENTS – (CSU) 3 UNITS Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hrs Helps the individual manage, optimize and preserve personal income, expenditure and investments. Discussions will be focused on institutions that exist to serve the consumer. Attention will be given to family budgeting, consumer protection, buying on credit and borrowing money, home ownership and financing, different types of insurance, retirement planning and investments.