Course Number: 207
Semester; 5 Units
UC/CSU Approved: College Preparatory Elective “G” Requirement. Satisfies one semester of Social Studies graduation requirement.
This course will provide an overview of theories and principles of economics. Microeconomics, macroeconomics and international economics will be covered. Aspects of consumer economics, including personal finance, will be covered. Consumer-related economics are included via teacher presentation and student discussions. Students are introduced to various realia, simulations, and technologies that allow for real-time studies of economics related issues. Students are responsible for preparation of position papers pertaining to economics.
- Principles of Economics, Sixth Edition. Mankiw, N. Gregory. South-Western Cengage Learning, 2012. ISBN: 9780538453066
Level of Difficulty:
Estimated Homework Per Class:
Completion of US History with a “B” or AP US History with a “C”.