FI 201 Personal Financial Management
S1J 2013 IN
Marlow, Sidney G.
Masters in Accounting
January 14, 2013 through March 10, 2013
5:30 - 10:00 PM
Textbook: Focus on Personal Finance, 4th Edition, by Kapoor, ISBN 9780078034787 publisher McGraw Hill
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, student projects, dialogues, examinations and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner and the class as a whole in discussions to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions contained in the materials.L
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: Examinations, quizzes, projects, class discussion and attendance will be utilized in assessments.
Grading: Two examinations: mid-term 200 points (20% of total grade); final 200 points (20% of total grade)
5 Quizzes 200 points (20% of total grade)
3 projects 300 points (30% of total grade)
Class discussion and attendance 100 points (10% of total grade)
A= Point total of 900 points or more
B= Point total between 800 and 899 points
C= Point total between 700 and 799 points
D= Point total between 600 and 699 points
F= Point total below 600
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 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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: It is expected students will conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner at all times with respect to all students and faculty members.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week One: Lecture Chapters 1 and 2 Project 1 Assigned
Week Two: Lecture Chapters 3 and 4, Quiz Projects 2 and 3 Assigned
Week Three: Lecture Chapters 5 and 6, Quiz Work on Projects
Week Four: Midterm examination. Lecture Chapter 7 Work on Projects
Week Five: Lecture Chapters 8, 9 and 10. Quiz Work on Projects
Week Six: Lecture Chapters 11 and 12. Quiz Work on Projects Project 1 Due
Week Seven: Lecture Chapters 13 and 14 Quiz Work on Projects Project 2 Due
Week Eight: Final Examination Project 3 Due
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
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