Oct 26, 2021  
2019-2020 SLCC General Catalog 

Finance Essentials: CP (CTE)

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Certificate of Proficiency | 15 credits minimum

Accounting, Finance, and Legal Studies Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
BB 111A
General Information 801-957-4073
Program Websit 801-957-4325
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

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.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx

NOTE: This Certificate of Proficiency is not eligible for financial aid. However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree. Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine course and program eligibility.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
8 - Develop lifelong wellness

Demonstrate an understanding of Time Value of Money.
Integrate principle of finance with principles of economics such as marginal analysis, profit maximization, and cost management.
Demonstrate an understanding of the language of accounting in the context of both business and personal financial matters.


Demonstrate an understanding of the language of accounting in the context of both business and personal financial matters.


Demonstrate the application of accounting and financial statements in decision making.


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.


Participate as a member of a student group in evaluating current topical discussions and themes as they relate to finance and economics.


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