Financial Literacy Initiative
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.
$10,000 per section per semester.
It is essential that students graduate with basic Finance skills. This course is intended to provide basic and intermediate skills to manage personal finances.