Ridgewater College

Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for ECON 1900 at Ridgewater College in Spring 2020 (Jan - May)



While all courses listed as equivalents below are transferable, they are not necessarily equivalent in both directions. The courses below transfer TO the college or university shown above. To see how courses from your home college or university transfer to other participating colleges or universities, you can search Transferology.

If you are enrolling in the equivalent course in order to fulfill a program/major requirement, it is best to check with your academic advisor to ensure that the equivalent course will meet the requirements of your particular major.

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Alexandria Technical and Community College

ECON 1404 - Consumer Economics and Finance - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course meets Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) goal areas 5 and 9. Economics is the study of financial decision making. This course covers income and financial planning. A personal financial plan is developed to include asset acquisition, risk management, investment and retirement planning, and budgeting.
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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

BUS 1080 - Personal Finance - 3 credits
An overview of personal and family financial planning with an emphasis on financial record keeping, planning your spending, tax planning, consumer credit, making buying decisions, purchasing decisions, purchasing insurance, selecting investments, and retirement and estate planning.
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Minnesota State College Southeast

ECON 1405 - Personal Finance - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Personal Finance offers a study of economic decisions facing individuals in their personal lives. The course includes such topics as budgeting, using consumer credit, buying or renting a home, providing for medical care, purchasing life insurance, understanding retirement programs, buying and selling stocks, preparing income tax returns, minimizing taxes, and thinking about consumerism. (Prerequisites: none) (MnTC Goals 5 and 9) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College

BUS 1146 - Personal Finance - 3 credits

This course is an introduction to personal financial management and planning. Topics covered in this course include key factors that affect personal income, budgeting, cash-flow management, use of credit and credit cards, planned borrowing, managing taxes and major expenditures including housing, automobiles, insurance and investments.
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Normandale Community College

ECON 1100 - Personal Finance - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
A survey of cash management, credit management, housing, taxes, insurance, investing and retirement planning. Tools and strategies for making responsible dinancial decisions and improving one's financial wellbeing. How to craft financial plans consistent with one's goals and values.
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College

ECON 1310 - Personal Finance - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Meets MN Transfer Curriculum Goal Area 9 - Ethical & Civic Responsibility. Personal finance is a major part of financial management. Individuals and families obtain, budget, save, and spend monetary resources over time while taking into account a variety of financial risks and future life changes. The content includes: personal finance basics and career planning, financial statements and budgeting, consumer credit, the housing decision, investing ones resources and retirement planning. Personal finance gives students the ability to evaluate a wide range of financial decisions and to build an organized system for the future. Students will understand what it means to make responsible economic decisions and how these choices impact their personal and public life. Student Learning Outcomes: * Create personal financial goals. * Evaluate factors that influence employment opportunities. * Design a system for maintaining personal financial records. * Compare the types of financial institutions. * Examine issues of personal and civic responsibility. * Apply ethical standards to economic decision making. * Examine the concepts of voluntary decision making and responsibility as they relate to personal economic decisions. * Examine the connection between personal economic choices and social issues which influence decision making. * Demonstrate an understanding of consumer credit and alternatives to measurable debt. * Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of major sources of consumer credit. * Assess the importance of property and liability insurance. * Explain the characteristics of mutual funds. * Summarize the importance of retirement planning.
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Winona State University

BUED 215 - Personal Finance - 3 credits
This course will provide a broad overview of consumer finance topics at an introductory level. Specifically, the units will address budgeting, tax planning, banking, consumer credit, insurance, investments, retirement, and estate planning. This course is designed to prepare pre-service teachers to become teachers of basic finance at the high school level.This course will provide a broad overview of consumer finance topics at an introductory level. Specifically, the units will address budgeting, tax planning, banking, consumer credit, insurance, investments, retirement, and estate planning. This course is designed to prepare pre-service teachers to become teachers of basic finance at the high school level.
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