The Capital Asset Pricing Model is a method of determining the value of potential investments relative to the market as a whole. Modern Portfolio Theory is an elegant method for balancing a portfolio of stocks to deliver the maximum return for the minimum risk. Both these concepts use advanced math from Linear Algebra.
This course will make it understandable for the non-math savvy person. For example, I can tell you why you would want to fly in an airplane and what it feels like without teaching you how to fly one, how to build your own or the physics of aerodynamics.