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BUS. 113 –  Personal Finance - UMOJA (CRN: 48461) at  Skyline College for Spring 2024

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BUS. 113 Personal Finance

Personal finance leads students toward financial education and enables students to obtain the foundation for a lifelong understanding of the basics of finance including money management, tax planning, investing, and retirement planning. Students learn to apply quantitative and computational methods to help them understand the basis for financial literacy. Emphasis is placed on learning the fundamental concepts of everyday finance with a hands-on approach. Instruction will be based on student-centered activities, where they will analyze, and be able to synthesize financial documents and reports. Quantitative reasoning will be emphasized for the students so that they develop their problem-solving skills.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 110 or appropriate score on the College Placement Test or other multiple measures assessment.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: 3b; Area 9A3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B4), UC

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Department: Business

Number of Units: 3

Cohort Restriction:

  • ASTEP2 - Umoja - ASTEP

This course is part of the Umoja - ASTEP Learning Community and is cohort restricted for Umoja-ASTEP students. Please visit WebSchedule to review general non-cohort restricted sections available. If you would like more information, please visit: or contact Marisa Thigpen, Learning Communities Program Services Coordinator, at (650) 738-7178, or by email at

HQ - Lecture and/or Discussion
Meeting Date: 01/16-05/14
Meeting Time: 11:10am-12:25pm
Days: T
Building: 08 Room: 8306
Instructor: Soledad McCarthy
HQ - Online
Meeting Date: 01/16-05/14
Meeting Time:
Building:  Virtual Room:  Remote
Instructor: Soledad McCarthy
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class January 29, 2024
Last day to drop with a refund January 29, 2024
Last day to drop without a "W" February 4, 2024
Last day to drop with a "W" April 25, 2024
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass Grading Option May 14, 2024
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