Feb 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University 
2023-2024 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University

UGST 1004 - Financial Literacy and the Law in Student Life

Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hour(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Blended, Lecture, Online
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of personal finance, risk management, and the Canadian legal system. Topics covered will be principles for managing personal finance, including tuition, tax strategies, student loans, credit, insurance, and property ownership; and legal concepts, including contracts, bankruptcy, and basic rights and responsibilities of, and entitlements flowing from, citizenship. This course aims to develop and enhance a student’s knowledge, discipline, and capacity for effective decision-making in financial and legal matters during and beyond the university experience, regardless of the student’s field of study and future career.