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Adult Ed: Financial Literacy Certificate College Skills Total Hours: 48
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Term Effective: Fall 2020


The Adult Ed: Financial Literacy Certificate of Completion provides a sequence of four courses that will introduce students to the principles of finance with an emphasis on personal finance. After taking this sequence students will be prepared to move to a focus on business finance.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Create a personal budget of income and expenses;
  2. Explain how credit works and how to use credit responsibly;
  3. Describe available banking and loan services;
  4. Describe basic characteristics of consumer installment and real estate loans;
  5. Describe a workable set of financial goals;
  6. Create a long-term financial plan leading to retirement.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Adult Ed: Financial Literacy Certificate program are:

  • Complete requirements from
    • Adult Ed: Financial Literacy

Adult Ed: Financial Literacy - complete 48 hours
ADLTED 791Personal Finance24.00
ADLTED 792Planning for the Financial Future24.00

Term Effective: Fall 2020

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2024

Previous Versions:

Adult Ed: Financial Literacy - effective Fall 2019
Adult Ed: Financial Literacy - effective Fall 2018
Adult Ed: Financial Literacy - effective Spring 2018

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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