Students investigate how markets operate, and how investment in their own human capital impacts their future earning. Through studying the goals of a macro-economy, students will discover how the United States economy is interconnected with the global economy. Students learn how to make informed financial decisions related to career, budgeting, banking, credit, financing, insurance, investing, spending, saving, and taxes. The process of creating a budget, balance sheet and income statement, gives students the opportunity to explore the finance of business. Examining theories in Sociology and Psychology gives students the final tools they need to make responsible decisions. Economic and financial literacy provides the basis for responsible citizenship, success in the workforce, and money management.