Finance (FINA)

FINA 109 Personal Finance and Business Math
(3 Credits, Fall/Spring/Summer)

This course introduces students to the mathematical concepts and applications common to business, as well as personal finance concepts needed to become a more informed consumer. Students will gain an understanding of how to assess their personal financial position and develop successful financial habits. PREREQ: Mastery of Units 1-4 in MATH 095 or equivalent placement score. (This CWI course meets Idaho State Board of Education GEM competency requirements for GEM 3 - Mathematical Ways of Knowing.). (3 lecture hours, 0 lab hours, 3 credits)

FINA 209 Fundamentals of Investing
(3 Credits, Fall/Spring)

This course introduces students to stock market investing including security market operations, common and preferred stocks, bonds, derivatives, mutual funds, and portfolio management. A framework is created for students to assess and monitor investments. PREREQ: Mastery of units 1-12 in MATH 095 or equivalent placement score. (3 lecture hours, 0 lab hours, 3 credits)

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