personal finance Honors

Course Description

Personal Finance Honors: #0740

Grades: 11-12

1.0 Credit: Semester High Weighted Credit

Prerequisite: There is no prerequisite

This course fills the Consumer Education OR Practical Arts graduation requirement and is a Dual Credit Course with College of DuPage; Business 1120, 3 semester hours.

This course is an introduction to the concepts of personal finance. You will explore a complete framework for understanding the process of accumulating and protecting personal wealth, emphasizing the analysis of risk/return relationships as well as learning to understand investment alternatives and how strategies develop as life situations mature. This course fulfills the consumer education graduation requirement.

Students enrolled in this course can earn 3 semester hours of college credit from College of DuPage at no cost while still in high school. This is an Honors level course with an accelerated pace. Please refer to the Dual Credit page for more information.

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