PERSONAL FINANCE - 331H (Hybrid - Articulate Grades 11 and 12 only)
Grade Level: 11-12 No. Semesters: 1
Fee: None Credit: ½-Finance
This class will be taught as a hybrid class. Students will formally meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Tuesdays and Thursdays will be gap days where students work independently in the classroom or in the library. Students will be required to check in with the instructor prior to the tardy bell on the gap days. The instructor reserves the right to require a student to stay in the clasroom on a gap day if he or she is falling behind or needs to make up class work. Students will meet with the teacher every day for the first week of school to cover all class requirements and expectations.
This course is designed to familiarize the student with personal finance concepts and ideas. Content that will be covered includes but are not limited to learning about money and banking, using credit, saving and investing, budgeting and insurance. Goals achieved in this course will be beneficial personally as well as professionally. Required for graduation.
ARTICULATION: For high school juniors or seniors to earn 3 hours of college credit with OTC, the student must meet the following requirements:
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 (C) or higher
- Receive a 3.0 (B) or higher in the articulated class
- Successfully complete 1 semester at OTC
- Enroll at OTC within two years of high school graduation
- Then college credit will be granted for the articulated class at NO COST (3 hours)