Consumer Economics (Summer 2023)
Time limit: 61 days
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Special Summer Course - Starts June 1st
This is a special Summer 2023 version of the regular IUHS Consumer Economics course. It is intended to be completed in 8 weeks, beginning on June 1 and ending on August 1, and will feature rapid grading and enhanced teacher feedback.
Students learn practical skills of daily economic life, awareness of their own values, and economic decision making. Covers how to use a checking account, figure credit cost, rent an apartment, buy food and clothes wisely, buy a car, buy different kinds of insurance, and pay taxes. It includes a brief introduction to capitalism and consumer rights. This course fulfills the Indiana state standards for the financial literacy requirement.
This course is designed for seniors.
View a demo version here: https://iu.instructure.com/courses/1591163
The following text is required for this course:
Roger LeRoy Miller and Alan D. Stafford. Economic Education for Consumers. 4th Edition. South-Western Educational Pub, 2009. ISBN (978-0538448888)
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