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Financial Literacy

Credit Hours: 0.5

Course Length: 1 Semester

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the essential understandings about managing their money. The focus will be on sources of personal income, saving, and spending patterns. Students will learn such things as how to budget, how to make large purchases, how to invest, and how to minimize taxes.

Course Prerequisites

None

Required Textbook(s) and/or Materials

None

Major Concepts

  • Consumers
  • Budgeting
  • Financial Institutions
  • Personal Finance
  • Personal Credit
  • Online banking
  • Identity Theft
  • Stocks and Mutual Funds
  • Retirement Planning
  • Insurance
  • College Funding