Financial Planning and Investment

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to understand the terminology of finance and express themselves analytically using time value of money concepts, liquidity analysis, profitability analysis, and equity management concepts; be able to apply the tools of investing to determine the appropriateness of an investment; and be able to develop and prepare a personal income statement and balance sheet.
Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor's degree, should meet with an academic and/or transfer counselor to discuss transfer requirements.
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PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS

ACCTG 101
or
ACCTG 110

Financial Accounting

Basic Accounting I

5
or
4
  BUSAD 101 Introduction to Business 3

CABOT 105 or eligibility for ENGL 101

CABOT 102

BUSAD 106
or
CABOT 105
Written Business Communications
Introduction to Office Correspondence
3
or
3
  BUSAD 131 Introduction to Finance 3
  BUSAD 134 Investments 3


CS/IS 100
or
CS/IS 101
or
CABOT 260
Computer Concepts
Introduction to Computer and Information Systems
Beginning  Microsoft Office Applications
3
or
5
or
4
  Select two from the following:
  ACCTG 150 Principles of Income Taxation 3
  BUSAD 120 Business Law I 3
  BUSAD 135 Money  and Banking 3
  BUSAD 136 Money Management 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 25-28
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2016 GCC Catalog 2016-2017
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.