(a) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall, with the approval of the State Board of Education, plan and develop a one-semester instructional program entitled consumer economics for use in schools maintaining any of grades 7 to 12, inclusive. When completed, the program shall be made available to all school districts and schools with grades 7 to 12, inclusive.
(b) The instructional program shall include, but not be limited to, the following elements:
(1) Fundamentals of banking for personal use.
(2) Elementary contracts.
(3) Consumer guides to purchasing.
(4) Uses and costs of credit.
(5) Types and costs of insurance.
(6) Forms of governmental taxation.
(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1452, Sec. 440.)