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2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
  Nov 25, 2017
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Finance Essentials: CP (CTE)

Certificate of Proficiency l 15 credits minimum

Accounting, Finance, and Legal Studies Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
BB 105, (801) 957-4325
General Information (801) 957-4073
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor BB 132A, (801) 957-4323

Program Faculty
Professors − Dennis Wilson
Associate Professors - Pook Carson
Assistant Professors - Jeff Davis

Program Description
The Finance Essentials Certificate of Proficiency provides the student with a foundation in finance and related disciplines preparatory to entering the field of finance from the perspective of financial service provider, an investment manager or from the perspective of a financial manager. The Certificate of Proficiency also interfaces with continued study toward an SLCC AAS degree in Finance or Business.

Career Opportunities
Financial services representative, financial management, insurance planning, stock broker.

NOTE: This Certificate of Proficiency is eligible for financial aid if it is a part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree. Courses within the certificate may also be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program. Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if the Certificate of Proficiency and classes are eligible.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate an understanding of Time Value of Money.
2. Integrate principle of finance with principles of economics such as marginal analysis, profit maximization, and cost management.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the language of accounting in the context of both business and personal financial matters.
1 - Substantive Knowledge
Demonstrate an understanding of the language of accounting in the context of both business and personal financial matters. 2 - Communicate Effectively
Demonstrate the application of accounting and financial statements in decision making. 3 - Develop Quantitative Literacy
Be able to relate abstract economic and financial data to individual, family, business, and economy-wide problems with an eye toward planning and solving diverse problems. 4 - Think Critically
Participate as a member of a student group in evaluating current topical discussions and themes as they relate to finance and economics. 5 - Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally