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Adult Roles and Financial Literacy
The Adult Roles and Financial Literacy (ARFL) 1.0 credit course will fulfill the .5 credit General Financial Literacy (GFL) graduation requirement, with the remaining .5 credit counting as CTE or elective credit. In order to fulfill the credit a student must pass the entire 1.0 course, as the General Financial Literacy standards are taught throughout the course. (Standards 1, 4, 5, 6, and 8 will be covered on Skill Certification Test #319 and Standards 2, 3, and 7 will be covered on GFL Test #4501.)
NOTE: By Utah State law, parental or guardian consent is required for a student to participate in human sexuality instruction. State policy states that instruction includes the importance of marriage and the family, abstinence from sexual activity before marriage, and fidelity after marriage. Consult the local school district on its policy regarding the teaching of human sexuality and district approved instructional materials.
Core Standards of the Course
Students will participate in activities that help increase their self-awareness, values and will use a rational decision-making process to set and implement personal and financial plans and goals.
Understand the effects of state, local, and federal taxes and voluntary deductions on wages and income, the difference between gross and net income, and the similarities and differences between wages and income. (GFL 2.1.5)
ARFL #5 Performance Objective
Select an item to purchase. Research and compare at least three brands using consumer information resources. Use the decision-making process to determine which product to buy.
Define marital roles and related issues (e.g., household responsibilities, child care, etc.). Apply methods of conflict resolution as related to marriage, and identify positive characteristics and behaviors of strong marriage relationships.
ARFL #10 Performance Objective
Develop a realistic monthly budget for a family based upon a set income which includes: savings, housing, utilities, transportation, insurance, clothing, entertainment, and miscellaneous categories.
http://www.uen.org - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE). Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - PEARL HART and see the CTE/Family & Consumer Sciences Education website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - THALEA LONGHURST .