Personal Finance Course Information
PERSONAL FINANCE 7086
PREREQUISITE: JUNIORS AND SENIORS ONLY
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to increase financial literacy among high school juniors and seniors and prepare them to be successful managers of their personal, family, and environmental resources. Students learn to manage resources through authentic applications that are relevant to their lives --- e.g., spending plans, cost analyses, strategic career plans, comparison shopping, individual and family scenarios, and product care demonstrations. Students compile a portfolio of work products and assessments for each application. Recommended work-based learning strategies include career shadowing and service learning. This course may be taught by Business and Information Technology, Family and Consumer Science, or Marketing Education teachers.