HACE 3200 SPRING 2011 AM syllabus


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UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA HOUSING AND CONSUMER ECONOMICS HACE 3200 FAMILY FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPRING 2011 MWF 11:15 AM-12:05 PM Location: MLC 248 INSTRUCTOR: TEACHING ASSISTANT Dr. Diann Moorman. Office: 209 Dawson Hall Phone: 706.542.5661 Kelsey Queen Office: 375 Dawson Hall E-mail: Use my ELC email address only Office hours by appointment only E:mail: [email protected] Welcome to HACE 3200. This course is designed to enhance your understanding of personal and family finances through exposure to multiple financial issues. The course is designed to provide you with various opportunities to achieve success. Lectures will 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 cooperation skills. 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. Learning flourishes 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 learners. 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
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PRIVACY RIGHTS UNDER FERPA : According to the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), a student has the right to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without the student’s consent. FERPA allows disclosure of directory information without a student’s consent unless the student has advised the registrar in writing that he or she wishes
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