MAT2000: Consumer Math

05/01/2023 to 04/30/2024 • Modified 06/08/2023

Course Description

This year-long course covers topics related to basic mathematical skills and then directs the student to apply those skills in real-life situations and problems. The student will review basic skills related to math operations and properties. The student will learn how to apply math in a variety of ways in order to be a better-educated and informed consumer. The course includes a survey of basic financial practices and computations that correlate to business and personal money management. The student will learn biblical stewardship and principles of generosity throughout the course.




Module 1: Basic Math Review

  • Week 1: Basic Adding and Subtracting 
  • Week 2: Decimal Numbers, Estimating and Comparing Numbers
  • Week 3: Addition and Multiplication Properties and Fractions
  • Week 4: More on Fractions and Decimals

Module 2: Personal Financial Literacy

  • Week 5: Time Management
  • Week 6: Wages, Income, Expenses, Jobs, and Careers
  • Week 7: Budgets, Personal Accounting, and Taxes
  • Week 8: Recreation and Retirement

Module 3: Financial Institutions, Credit Basics, and Managing Debt

  • Week 9: Financial Institutions and their Services
  • Week 10: Credit and Being Responsible with Debt
  • Week 11: Credit Management and Biblical Ideas about Debt
  • Week 12: Consumer Rights and Responsibilities

Module 4: Survey of Insurance and Investment

  • Week 13: Basics of Insurance 
  • Week 14: More on Insurance 
  • Week 15: Saving and Investing

Module 5: Math and Retail Sales

  • Week 16: Retail, Pricing, and Percent 
  • Week 17: Business Math
  • Week 18: Project Quiz, Test, and Semester Exam

Module 6: Ratios, Proportions, Unit Rate, and Cost Analysis

  • Week 19: Ratios and Rates 
  • Week 20: Proportions
  • Week 21: Scale Factor, Unit Scale, and Scale Drawings

Module 7: Math in the Workplace

  • Week 22: Standard Units of Measure 
  • Week 23: Measurement and Conversions 
  • Week 24: Construction Math
  • Week 25: More on Construction and Simple Machines
  • Week 26: Real Estate and Homeowners

Module 8: Data Analysis and Statistics

  • Week 27: Data and Deviations 
  • Week 28: Representing Data
  • Week 29: Representing Data (continued) 
  • Week 30: Data Analysis, Graphs, and Misleading Data

Module 9: Geometry and Trigonometry

  • Week 31: Geometry, Angles, and Triangles 
  • Week 32: Triangles, Quadrilaterals, and Polygons
  • Week 33: Two and Three Dimensional Objects
  • Week 34: Functions, Equations, and Slope

Module 10: Jobs, Leisure, Retirement, and Travel

  • Week 35: Retirement
  • Week 36: Social Security, Benefits, and Assessment

How Can We Get in Touch?

Request Information

Enter a legal first name
Enter a legal last name
Enter a valid phone number
Select an address from the search above, or use the link below
Grade Level of Interest (select one or more)

By submitting my contact information through this form, I agree that Liberty University (including Liberty University Online Academy) and its affiliates may call me about its offerings and other business matters by any phone number I have provided and may provide in the future, including any wireless number, using automated technology.