UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
HOUSING AND CONSUMER ECONOMICS
HACE 3200 FAMILY FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
MWF 11:15 AM-12:05 PM
Location: MLC 248
Dr. Diann Moorman.
Office: 209 Dawson Hall
Office: 375 Dawson Hall
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Welcome to HACE 3200.
This course is designed to enhance your understanding of
personal and family finances through exposure to multiple financial issues.
is designed to provide you with various opportunities to achieve success.
expose you to financial concepts and terms.
In class participation opportunities and pop
quizzes will increase your active learning skills by requiring you to apply the information
presented in lectures.
Group work will help you develop or strengthen leadership and
Being a successful student in this class will require more than just
accumulating points, it will require you to become a successful learner.
“…real education can occur only when there is no fear.
where we are given enough space and freedom to risk, to make mistakes, to fail without
fear of serious consequence” (Saltrick, 1977).
For some of you college may be an intimidating endeavor.
This class, however, is not
about creating an atmosphere of intimidation or fear.
It is about creating a community of
Failure occurs only when the student chooses not to learn, or not to be
responsible for his or her own education.
“We do not learn best by memorizing facts about the subject.
Because reality is
communal—we learn best by interacting with it” (Palmer, 1993).
This course is a personal finance course; as such, we interact with the subject matter in
our real lives on a daily basis.
We purchase goods, we pay our bills, we plan for our
financial futures; therefore, we are learning because we apply our knowledge every day.
The basic ground rule for this course is RESPECT.
As university students we should
expect diversity in backgrounds, beliefs, and values related to course topics.
It is asked
that you always maintain respect for your instructor, your fellow students, guest
lecturers, and opinions different from your own.
COURSE CATALOG DESCRIPTION:
Basic principles of money management.
Budgeting, record keeping, checking, savings accounts, consumer credit, insurance,
investment and taxes.
HACE 3200 Personal Financial Management
Moorman, Spring 2011