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Financial Literacy

Course Description

Levels: Grades 11-12
Units of Credit: 0.50
Core Code: 01-00-00-00-100
Prerequisite: None

The General Financial Literacy (GFL) course for juniors and seniors encompasses standards that are essential to the development of basic financial literacy. Students will gain the information and skills to implement a life-long plan for financial success.

Strands and Standards Objectives
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Frequently Asked Questions

Updated April 2016
Get answers to frequently asked questions about the General Financial Literacy course. Topics cover standards, assessment, endorsement, resources, etc.


The General Financial Literacy Endorsement attaches to a Secondary or CTE License. Submit completed application, fee, official transcripts and any other documentation to:

Utah State Office of Education - Educator Quality and Licensing
250 East 500 South
P.O. Box 144200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4200

Competency-Based Endorsement Documentation

Other Resources

Finance in the Classroom (FITC)
The FITC program brings parents, teachers and community together to provide a strong financial education program for Utah students. FITC encourages skilled teaching in the classroom supported by additional activities at home and in the community. Student learning is promoted through fun, yet sound lessons resulting in student recognition through the Passport program.

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