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TitleEconomic Foundations Finance
LevelUndergraduate - Lower Division
CIP Code450699
DescriptionA first course in the economic underpinnings of personal finance, incorporating the basic analytical frameworks used by economists and financial planners. The central topics typically include supply and demand, unemployment, inflation, interest rates, time value of money, taxation and tax strategy, savings and investments, debt instruments, insurance, and financial institutions. Recommended for non-Business majors. Lecture 3 hours. General Education, Economics.
Grade ModeStandard Letter
General EducationY
General Ed Lab Science 
Liberal ArtsY
Teacher Education 
Approved DeliveryTraditional
Hybrid - Term approved: Summer 2020
Online - Term approved: Summer 2020
Instructional MethodLecture or lecture with formally scheduled discussion, activity, demonstration, clinic
Credit Hours3
Faculty Load Hours3
Contact Hrs48
Enrollment Based WkldNo
RepeatsCourse may not be repeated
Max Load 
First Term OfferedFall 2019
Last Term ModifiedFall 2019
Last Term OfferedFall 2024
General Ed Student Learning OutcomesThe student will apply critical thinking skills in order to make informed decisions and evaluations. (Critical Thinking)

The student will apply knowledge and logic to solve problems. (Problem Solving)
General Ed Assessment MeasuresCritical Thinking – An in-class writing assignment which will be assessed using the Economics Critical Thinking Rubric

Problem Solving - Problems assigned are assessed using the Economics Problem Solving Rubric.