Course titleESSENTIALS OF FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS MA413AE/MA414BE
Pre-requisiteAlgebra I, Algebra II, Geometry
This course introduces students to the basics of financial literacy including such topics as creating personal financial goals, saving and investing, banking, using debit and credit cards, making major purchases, paying payroll and other taxes, and purchasing insurance. By emphasizing the importance of setting goals and creating a financial plan, students learn to think before spending. Students will learn how credit scores can impact one’s ability to secure a loan and, in some cases, determine whether they will be hired for a job. Students will also become familiar with some of the reality that faces everyone when they get their first job, their first apartment, or just take on more personal financial responsibilities. Course may be taken only upon teacher approval. Course content mirrors that of the standard Financial Mathematics class and instruction will be differentiated to meet the specialized needs of the students.
School countryUnited States
School / district Address2935 S. Recker Road
School zip code85295
Requested competency codeMath
Essentials courses typically do not fulfill ABOR Math requirements. Please provide further support for this course to be re-reviewed.