Overall Course Theme

This course explores the fundamentals that guide individuals and nations as they make choices about how to use limited resources to satisfy their wants. More specifically, it examines the ability of individuals to use knowledge and skills to manage limited financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial security.


  1. Economic Decision Making and Skills
  2. Fundamentals of Economics
  3. Government and the Economy
  4. Global Economy
  5. Working and Earning
  6. Financial Responsibility and Money Management
  7. Saving and Investing
  8. Credit and Debt
  9. Risk Management

State of Ohio’s Model Curriculum

Economics and Financial Literacy Model Curricula