FI 201 Personal Financial Management
U1T 2006 DL
Goss, Craig P.
June 05, 2006 to July 30, 2006
Textbook: Personal Finance by Kapoor Dlabay and Hughes. 8th E Irwin McGraw Hill.
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Course Description: A study of individual and family financial management concepts and techniques which assist persons to become informed consumers and efficient managers of personal resources. 3:0:3
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: There are three initial homework assignments, a midterm text and a proctored final. Also there is a term paper/project/financial plan to be completed. The midterm is due the end of week 5. The project is due the end of week 7 and the proctored final must be taken by the end of week 8.
Grading: Three homework assignments are worth 100 points each. The midterm is worth 100 points and the final is worth 200 points. The project/paper/plan is also worth 100 points.
Late Submission of Course Materials: If an item is going to be submitted late, please seek prior approval from the instructor.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: The readings schedule for this course is contained in the Course Home section entitled: "Readings Rollout Schedule". Please refer to this for the exact chapter content for each week, or... essentially the Contents page of the text supplies the scheudle and readings assignments for the course.
Week 1: Planning Your Personal Finances. Homework 1 is presented also.
Week 2: Managing Your Personal Finances. Homework 2 is presented and Homework 1 is due. Generally by this week an email from Main Campus will be distributed to the student providing information about the proctored final exam. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that a suitable proctor is obtained and required arrangements are made.
Week 3: Making Purchasing Decisions. Homework 3 is presented and Homework 2 is due.
Week 4: No additional readings. However the student may use this week to catch up any late assignments, pre-plan the final course project due during week 7 or begin work on the midterm exam which is due at the end of week 5. Homework 3 is due at the end of this week. Also it is suggeted that the student submit a proposal for approval of the final project/plan/paper due at the end of week 7 during week 4. This step will assist the student and the instructor in meeting the requirements for that project in a timely fashion during week 7.
Week 5: Insuring Your Resources.
Week 6: Investing Your Financial Resources.
Week 7: Controlling Your Financial Future. Submission of the final version of the student's Comprehensive Financial Plan/Project/Paper.
Week 8: The proctored final exam must be completed during this week. A failure to complete this exam will result in a course grade of F.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Last Updated:5/16/2006 9:27:07 AM