|2 Semesters||1 Credit||Fulfills: CTE & Social Studies|
AP Economics course is designed to give high-ability students the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school. AP gives students the chance to try college-level work in high school, and to gain valuable skills and study habits for college. The course helps student develop critical thinking skills through understanding the basic concepts of economic theory. Students are expected to apply theoretical economic logic to better understand the dynamics and intricacies of what influences today’s economy. The course prepares the student to take both the AP Microeconomics and AP Macroeconomics tests. Ultimately, students will improve their decision making skills and learn to apply quantitative and mathematical skills to economic problems.
- Eastlake High School