- Social Studies
Level: 11, 12
This class may be offered in a blended format.
This one semester elective class is designed as an introduction to microeconomics and macroeconomics. It is recommended for students with an interest in business and/or social studies. One quarter will focus on microeconomics which is the study of the choices made by economic groups such as households, companies, and individual markets. Topics discussed will include consumers and producers, supply and demand, costs, sources of capital, and various organizations of business. The second quarter will focus on macroeconomics which examines the behavior of entire economies. Topics discussed will include the role of the government in the economy, money and banking system, the Federal Reserve, monetary and fiscal policy, and international trade. This course will fulfill the Consumer Economic graduation requirement.