Course Catalog

Personal Financial Literacy (#2102372)

Grades:
9,10,11,12
GPA Weighting:
No
SUS Admissions:
E
Bright Futures:
No
NCAA:
Graduation Requirements:

Elective Courses: 8 credits. Financial Literacy Instructional Requirement.

Assessment:

District developed final.

Placement Consideration:

Personal Financial Literacy is a semester academic elective that may be taken at any semester point from 9th -12th grade. Often paired with Economics.

Prerequisites:

None.

Next Course in Progression:
N/A
Other Information:
Approved Resources:

EMC Economics

Everfi Financial Literacy Modules

Course Description:

This grade 9-12 course consists of the following content area and literacy strands: Economics, Financial Literacy, Mathematics, Languages Arts for Literacy in History/Social Studies and Speaking and Listening. Basic economic concepts of scarcity, choice, opportunity cost, and cost/benefit analysis are interwoven throughout the standards and objectives. Emphasis will be placed on economic decision-making and real-life applications using real data.

The primary content for the course pertains to the study of learning the ideas, concepts, knowledge and skills that will enable students to implement beneficial personal decision-making choices; to become wise, successful, and knowledgeable consumers, savers, investors, users of credit and money managers; and to be participating members of a global workforce and society.