Economics and Personal Finance

This one-semester course helps students understand economic issues that have an impact on their personal finances, the United States, its citizens, and the world around them. The course provides an overview of the economic history of the United States, gives a clear explanation of terms and concepts used in economics, and discusses current issues from a personal, community, national, and global perspective. Students will also learn the basics of budgeting, avoiding debt, and being responsible with their money. This half-year course satisfies the mandatory economics credit for graduation.

course instructor: jessica melott