19262 Economics & Personal Finance

Economics and Personal Finance is a challenging, engaging course designed to help students interpret daily news, understand how interdependent the world’s economies are, and anticipate how events will impact their lives. Students will study a variety of concepts in both economics and personal finance with a focus on their practical applications. Course topics include the fundamentals of economic theory (like the price system and supply and demand), micro- and macroeconomics, the role of government and global economics, human capital and career decision making, banking/money management, and financial planning.

This course aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning for Economics & Personal Finance.

Quality Matters Certification

Each semester of this course has met Quality Matters Review Standards.

Semester 1:

Semester 2:


  • None

Course Texts and Materials

  • All resources are included within the course.


  • 1 credit

Terms Offered*

  • Full Year
  • Fall Block
  • Spring Block
  • Summer Session

*See explanation of academic terms offered

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