Academic Credit

Are you interested in earning academic credit while becoming more financially literate? Enroll into one of UMBC’s Introduction to Honors University courses which include a financial literacy component. Learn more about financial literacy while also exploring topics like Sociology, Anthropology and Economics. You can find a list of the different topics that are explored here!

Students at a seminar

Enroll in UMBC Financial Literacy 150 course to earn while you learn! This course examines financial decisions encountered over the life cycle. This knowledge can improve financial decisions and is useful to those who may become self-employed entrepreneurs. Topics covered include the time value of money, consumption and saving, financial planning and budgeting, investing in human capital and career choices, taxes, credit and borrowing, insurance, investing in assets such as stocks and bonds, and retirement. Public policy questions and insights from behavioral economics may be examined.