FINS-215 - Personal Financial Planning

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: Either English 12, English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12, ENGL 090, or equivalent. Minimum 60% in either MATH 080, Foundations 11, Pre-Calculus 11, Essentials 11, Applications 11, Principles 11, Computer Science 11, Computer Science 12, Foundations of Math 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Statistics 12, Geometry 12, or equivalent. Delivery Method: Blended, On-campus, Online Cost: $351.12 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course%20Outlines/FINS215.pdf

This course gives students a practical guide to understanding the foundations of personal finance, wealth accumulation and financial planning decisions. This course equips students with the knowledge and tools to understand and plan their personal finances in a rewarding and engaging manner. This course emphasizes practical decision-making in real world scenarios. Students will apply basic concepts through case studies and the development of a personal financial plan.

This course enhances students’ financial literacy and puts them on the path towards a lifetime of financial responsibility and stability.