Department: Social Studies
Session 1 & 2
Grade 10-12
Prerequisite: None

Students will apply to analyze economic problems in the past and present and use possible solutions to predict the future. The course will also provide students with a multitude of lessons in Consumer Economics. Students will be challenged in several areas such as: investing, budgeting, credit cards and credit scores, insurance-auto and life, home and auto loans, as well as other skills and knowledge needed to become a responsible consumer. These activities will provide students the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills learned to the real-world. This course satisfies the Illinois state requirement for consumer education