Financial Life Coaching – LIFC 303

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 11/05/2021

Course Description

An examination and analysis of professional coaching applications that serve financial concerns providing a focused overview, from a Christian worldview, of personal financial strategies addressing spending, debt, investing and taxes.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

Rationale

Our pressing concern at the inception of class is that God cares about how we view and use money. This course seeks to meet that challenge by equipping students to biblically guide individuals how to wisely handle their finances.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations/notes

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview. 

Discussions (4)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student will complete 4 Discussions that specifically relate to course content. Each discussion will be completed in 2 parts: 1) the student will submit a thread in answer to the question provided (250 word minimum), and 2) the student will then post replies to at least 2 other classmates’ threads (150 word minimum each) (CLO: A, B, C, D, E).

Case Study Paper Assignments (3)

The student will complete 3 Case Study Paper Assignments. In these assignments, the student will be presented a specific case scenario applicable to the course material. The student will respond to each case using the material covered in class up to that date. Papers must include 3–4 pages of content and follow current APA formatting (CLO: A, B, C, D, E).

Read & Interact Assignments (15)

Within this course, students will be required to read and interact with the Kapoor, Dlabay, Hughes, & Hart textbook within the third party platform, Smartbook. Students must complete each reading and item in the textbook in order to earn the points associated with the assigned reading. (CLO: A, B, C, D, E).

Quizzes (4)

The student will complete 4 quizzes which are cumulative and cover the material presented in the work texts and video presentations. Each quiz is open-book/open-notes and comprised of multiple-choice and true/false questions (CLO: A, B, C, D, E).