This course will provide an overview of community college budgeting and finance. It will review the budgeting process in New Jersey and the economic and policy context of budgeting decisions for New Jersey community colleges. There will be a focus on recognizing the fiscal constraints in which community colleges function and the various sources of funding. Students will also gain an understanding of how planning and budgeting processes are related. This course will be applied in nature, drawing upon current community college budgets.