FI 201 Personal Financial Management
FA 2007 HO
Hughs, Robert Glenn
Graduate Teaching Assistant
B.S.B.A. in Finance-Missouri Western State UniversityB.S. in Economics-Missouri Western State University
Room 26 Suite, MacKay Hall
9:00 - 9:50 AM
Textbook: Kapoor, Dlabay & Hughes, Personal Finance 8/e, McGraw Hill
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Educational Philosophy: The purpose of any course is to develop, not just knowledge, but also analytical and critical thinking. To facillitate this purpose student are expected to interact to discussions and questions on course material. They also will be expected to actively participate in all phases of the learning experience. Questions are important to in class discussion, so as you are studying please take note of them so that you may ask them in class.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The final exam for FI 201 will be the assessment tool used for this course. The exam will be comprehensive and the grade used to determine competency levels achieved by the students. The exam will be closed book and closed notes. The exam consists of multiple choice questions covering the chapter readings in the course and problems that examine the critical thinking, effective communication skills and technical skills of the student. Partial credit will be given for the problems.
Class Assessment: Grades will be based on written examaminations and a personal financial plan. There may or may not be quizzes and homework based on the participation of the class.
Grades will be based on the following:
Exams: 3 @ 100 points each (22.5% each)
At the end of the course, your accumulated points will be converted to grades based on the following scale:
90% - 100% = A
80% - 89% = B
70% - 79% = C
60% - 69% = D
below 60% = F
All final exams will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Associate Dean.
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business and Management.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
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Last Updated:8/18/2007 12:09:40 PM