QC Economics

Consumer Economics Courses

ECON220: Consumer Economics and Personal Finance
3 credits

This course covers personal financial planning, consumer decision making, present value theory, money management, and credit. Specific topics include: income taxes, investing and portfolio management, risk management (insurance), pensions, long-term family and estate planning, and the problems of information and transaction costs. Students learn to use a spreadsheet on the IBM PC to solve various case problems.
Prerequisites: Economics 101 or 103 and 102 or 104; English 110