Financial Basics for High School is a comprehensive financial education program for students in South Carolina. Offered directly through South Carolina Student Loan Corporation, students can participate as part of a teacher-directed high school course or students can complete the program independently.
In order to earn his or her certification, each student must:
- Complete the mini-courses on the topics listed below.
- Complete each course with a final grade of 100% correct.
- Maintain a minimum "participation score" throughout the program, which measures overall course engagement for each activity.
Students who achieve certification typically spend approximately six hours on the 40,000+ word Financial Basics for High School curriculum.