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Financial Literacy Initiative

Details

The Finance department teaches a course on “Investments and Financial Literacy” where students learn financial survival skills such as how to manage money, budgets, debt including student loans, retirement planning, insurance, investments, etc. The course is open to all university students irrespective of their major or level. We started offering the course in Fall 2014 and are gradually increasing the number of sections, depending on funding availability, to accommodate more students without increasing class size. At the current time, we have 5-6 sections with about 200-250 students.

Cost

$10,000 per section per semester.

Purpose

We believe that it is essential for all students to graduate with basic Financial skills. That is why this course provides basic and intermediate skills for students to know how to manage personal finances.