Consumer Education 161
This course offers the “basic survival skills” needed to attain economic literacy in order to function productively as a citizen, worker, and consumer in today’s changing economy. It offers a practical approach to understanding concepts in the areas of economics, investments, banking, credit, insurance, housing, taxation and the legal environment of the consumer. A budget project serves as a capstone and allows students to apply knowledge and skills attained in each instructional unit. Recommended for senior year. This course fulfills the state consumer education requirement.