South Carolina

State-by-State Assessment of Personal Finance Education Standards

State Department of Education Link

https://ed.sc.gov/ 

Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards

Yes

The financial literacy standards are embedded with the economics and personal finance curriculum. Financial literacy instruction shall be incorporated within current courses throughout the state in accordance with The Financial Literacy Instruction Act (59-29-410) established to amend Chapter 29, Title 59, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976.

https://ed.sc.gov/index.cfm?LinkServID=9677E07B-CFFE-6A5C-AA47F98625149ABC 

Personal Finance Standards in Career and Technical Education (CTE), Family and Consumer Sciences 

Yes

There are two courses under Family and Consumer Sciences, Financial Fitness 1 and 2. 

Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards 

Yes

Financial literacy standards are found in curriculum grades 4-12. The specific course is Economics and Personal Finance. 

Personal Finance Embedded in Mathematics Common Core Standards 

No

Personal Finance or Financial Literacy Course Required for Graduation or Required to be Offered

Yes

Students are required to have instruction in financial literacy prior to graduation, how students achieve this instruction is up to the school district. 

https://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess123_2019-2020/bills/15.htm 

State Assessment of Personal Finance Required 

No