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Course Details

Course Code: BUSN235 Course ID: 4962 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course addresses the fundamentals of personal finance. Students will develop an understanding of the financial world and how it directly affects their life on a day-to-day basis as well as planning for their long term fiscal security. Topics include money management, consumer credit, home financing, insurance, and investing.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO1: Identify social and economic influences on personal financial goals and decisions.
CO2: Develop a personal budget using the main components of wise money management.
CO3: Analyze advantages and disadvantages of using consumer credit.
CO4: Identify costs associated with purchasing major purchases and/or buying and selling a home.
CO5: Assess the insurance coverage and policy types available to homeowners and renters.
CO6: Discuss the factors affecting the choice of investments.
NameGrade %
Discussions 30.00 %
Week 1: Introduction Posting 5.00 %
Week 2: Topic Posting 5.00 %
Week 5: Topic Posting 5.00 %
Week 6: Topic Posting 5.00 %
Week 7: Topic Posting 5.00 %
Week 8: Topic Posting 5.00 %
Assignments 40.00 %
Week 1: Budgeting and Money Management 10.00 %
Week 2 Assignment 10.00 %
Week 3 Assignment 10.00 %
Week 5 Assignment 10.00 %
Mid-Term and Final Exams 30.00 %
Mid-Term Exam 15.00 %
Final Exam 15.00 %
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO1: Identify social and economic influences on personal financial goals and decisions.
CO2: Develop a personal budget using the main components of wise money management.
CO3: Analyze advantages and disadvantages of using consumer credit.
CO4: Identify costs associated with purchasing major purchases and/or buying and selling a home.
CO5: Assess the insurance coverage and policy types available to homeowners and renters.
CO6: Discuss the factors affecting the choice of investments.
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.