Economics - Honors Course

Humanities | Social Studies
Social Studies Elective
Grade: 11-12
Credits: 1/2 or 1

This two-part, honors-level course will be offered in the fall and spring semesters. The two parts may be completed independently of one another, but it is recommended that they be completed sequentially. The course will begin by focusing on introductory concepts in micro and macroeconomics. Fundamental principles governing economic activities of the individual and firm, as well as those of the aggregate economy, will be examined. The development of critical thinking skills and the application of economic principles and methodologies in problem solving will be emphasized.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Algebra II or permission of the instructor.



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