Course title

financial math


algebra 1

Course description

Financial Math – Personal and FamilyThis course walks students through the information needed to make the best decisions with money. Students learn the formulas used to determine account balances; monthly payments; total costs; and more. They examine budgeting; spending; saving; investment; and retirement. Students explore mortgages and other debt structures and how to make good decisions about borrowing money. This knowledge will propel students into the future with a good foundation on how to handle finances.Prerequisites: Algebra I or equivalent Course Code: 4576/4577 Credits: 1.0

School country

United States

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School / district Address

8500 E. Jackrabbit Road

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Date submitted



Approved competency code

  • MTH3
  • 4 years of Math

Approved date

Deferred Reason

Committee review audit:

The Arizona Tri-University Course Approval Committee occasionally audits courses to ensure the course meets the current course approval standards. This course has been reviewed and has been moved to Deferred status due to our recent audit. Please resubmit the course with the below mentioned information so we can determine if the course can be approved/applied towards a student’s competency requirement within the Arizona Tri-University system in the future.

Additional information needed:
In order to determine applicability more details of math concepts taught is needed.

If this is no longer a valid course or there is no longer a need to have core competency approval for this course; no action is needed.

You can find the current Core Competencies standard under policy 2-121:

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