Career and Finance
Career and Finance Offerings
The College & Careers one semester course is meant to get students onboard with Lutheran High School and its core values; WISER Worship, Interconnect, Serve, Engage, and Respect. Onboard with technology and exploring how it enhances life long learning; Onboard with God’s grace and what it means for their lives; Onboard with life by preparing for college and careers. During the course students will; evaluate personal characteristics to develop goals for life and career, investigate career pathways based on individual interests and goals, analyze college and other post-secondary opportunities after high school, start making decisions and flexible plans to meet education, life, and career goals. Students will demonstrate personal skills needed for success in personal, family, community, and career aspects of; flexibility and adaptability, initiative and self-direction, social and cross-cultural skills, productivity and accountability, and leadership and responsibility. Students will also demonstrate knowledge and skills needed to navigate life and work environments in the global economy.
Personal Financial Responsibility addresses the identification and management of personal financial resources to meet the financial needs and wants of individuals and families, considering a broad range of economic, social, cultural, technological, environmental, and maintenance factors. This course helps students build skills in financial responsibility and decision making; analyze personal standards, needs, wants, and goals; identify sources of income, saving and investing; understand banking, budgeting, record-keeping and managing risk, insurance and credit card debt. A project based approach and applications through authentic settings such as work based observations and service-learning experiences are appropriate. Direct, concrete applications of mathematics proficiencies in projects are encouraged.