Book Title: Economics

    Economics: Principles in Action

Course Goal/Overview:

AP Microeconomics -

The Advanced Economics course is designed to build analytical skills and knowledge of economics. The course will require critical thinking and extensive outside requirements in reading, research, and writing. Emphasis will be placed upon primary research and will focus upon higher cognitive levels of learning. Advanced Economics focuses on the theoretical aspects of microeconomics including comparative advantage, supply and demand, cost-analysis, and factor markets. Students will explore economics from theoretical and practical aspects and will be expected to apply concepts to current events. Throughout the course junior and senior students will conduct in-depth analysis and evaluation of the economic system of the U.S. All students must be recommended by a social studies teacher. Students will be expected to take the AP exam in Microeconomics.

L2 Economics -

We live under a capitalistic economic system. Discovering the basic economic principles of that economic system is the major objective of the course. The students will be exposed to elementary economic theory so that they might better understand how a free economy works. The students will investigate the role government plays in our economy and the influence that the economy has on their everyday lives. Current events will be an important part of this course. This Level 2 course is designed to provide college-bound students the opportunity to investigate social science concepts at a high level.

L3 Economics -

The Economics Level 3course will mirror the curriculum of the Level 2 course. This course help prepare students for college and/or the workplace. Students will participate in activities designed to increase social studies literacy and critical thinking skills. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary skills and the development of writing and speaking skills necessary for success in the future. The students will investigate the role government plays in our economy and the influence that the economy has on their everyday lives. Current events will be an important part of this course.

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