Common Sense Economics for Life

This is the essential course for individuals who may only take one economics and personal finance course in their life. It prepares individuals to be strategic consumers, wise savers, diversified investors, and responsible citizens. The course includes 17 modules, paced at roughly one week per module. Students begin with a basic introduction to 12 Key Elements of Economics, followed by modules on the Sources of Economic Progress, the Role of Government, and Practical Personal Finance. Each module includes readings, fun and engaging popular media video clips, audios, discussion questions, homework assignments, quizzes, and exams.

No prior knowledge is required. The course is not math-heavy. Instead, students are encouraged to develop their economic reasoning skills and apply them to the development of a more fulfilling life!

  • Designed for students who may only take one economics and personal finance course in their life
  • A semester long introduction into economics applying economic reasoning
    • 17 modules = 13 Core Economics Modules + 4 Personal Finance Modules
  • Covers 59 Key Economic Concepts aligned with National Standards

Common Sense Economics for Life