# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Personal Living and Finances (3120/36 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Personal Living and Finances (3120/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:3120
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12
Prerequisites:None

Students learn how to navigate the financial decisions they must face and to make informed decisions related to budgeting, banking, credit, insurance, spending, taxes, saving, investing, buying/leasing a vehicle, living independently, and inheritance. Instruction in personal finance prepares students to function effectively as consumers, savers, investors, entrepreneurs, and active citizens. The course incorporates all personal living and finances objectives included in the Code of Virginia §22.1-253.13:1.B.

Career Clusters and Pathways

The Career Cluster will be determined by other courses taken in conjunction with this course to build a concentration sequence.

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.