Feb 05, 2023
ABE 080 - ABE High School Consumer Mathematics 5 Credits
In High School Consumer Mathematics, students improve their intermediate math skills in order to achieve a wide range of career, and personal goals. Designed for students needing to review the meaning of and methods for calculating with fractions, decimals, ratios, percents, and proportions. Financial Literacy supports the development of financially competent and fiscally responsible individuals. Students will develop personal and career goals then create financial strategies that are compatible with their future plans. Students who complete this course should be prepared to take high school algebra 1. The course fulfills the requirement for one high school math elective credit OR one high school elective credit.
Instructor Permission Required Yes
Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve HS21+ students working to complete a high school diploma.
Grading System Decimal Grade
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 30
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
- Intermediate math skills in the context of financial literacy.
- Meanings and methods for calculation with fractions, decimals, ratios, percents, and proportions
- Math practice in support of career and personal goals.
Student Learning Outcomes
Apply mathematical processes and solutions in making personal and societal choices.
Apply mathematical strategies to monitor income and expenses, plan for spending, manage debt, and save for future goals.
Assess personal income potential based on a career plan.
Implement a diversified investment strategy that is compatible with personal financial goals.
Apply appropriate and cost-effective risk management strategies.
Apply reliable information and systematic decision-making to personal financial decisions.
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