Practical Arts

  • Personal Finance

    Grades 11-12

    1/2 unit of credit 

    Available to retake for grade.

    Available for credit recovery online.

    Understanding and managing personal finances are key to one’s future financial success. This one-semester course is based on the Missouri Personal Finance Competencies and presents essential knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about real world financial issues. Students will learn how choices influence occupational options and future earning potential. Students will also learn to apply decision-making skills to evaluate career choices and set personal goals. The course content is designed to help the learner make wise spending, saving, and credit decisions and to make effective use of income to achieve personal financial success.

    Session 1 & 2, seated, 8 - 11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Session 1 & 2, online

    (2 weeks faster pace or 4 weeks slower pace)