19262 Economics & Personal Finance

History & Social StudiesHigh School (9–12)

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:

Note: The version of this course offered during Summer Session has been modified from the QM-certified version to adjust for summer pacing.



Course Texts and Materials

  • All resources are included within the course.

Terms Offered

  • Fall Block
  • Full Year
  • Spring Block
  • Summer Session Cohort 1
  • Summer Session Cohort 2


  • 1 Credit