Personal Finance

Program #37589

The Personal Finance Certificate Program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to manage a bank account, write checks, deposit money, make purchases, pay bills, and budget resources as they build their careers and live in their own apartments.

Core Courses
DSPS 260 Introduction to Checking Accounts60
DSPS 275 Paying Bills60
DSPS 285 Budgeting for Apartment Living60
Total Hours180
First Year
Fall TermHoursWinter TermHoursSpring TermHours
DSPS 26060DSPS 27560DSPS 28560
 60 60 60
Total Hours 180

DSPS 260 60 Hours Introduction to Checking Accounts

A quick paced course designed to provide students with disabilities with basic banking skills including writing checks and depositing paychecks. (Apportionment)

DSPS 275 60 Hours Paying Bills

A quick paced course designed to provide students with disabilities with basic money management skills including use of an ATM and bill paying. (Apportionment)

DSPS 285 60 Hours Budgeting for Apartment Living

A quick paced course designed to provide money-management skills for employed students with developmental or learning disabilities living in their own apartment. (Apportionment)