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Economics

 

This course is designed to provide opportunities for students to identify characteristics, benefits, and goals of the American free enterprise system. Emphasis is given to the basic principles and theories of production, consumption, and distribution of goods and services. Essential elements of the course include private ownership of property, the role of government, international economic relations, consumer economics, and monetary system of money and banking. This course is required for graduation.

Grade Placement: 12
Prerequisites: U.S. History

This course is worth 1/2 credit.

Advanced Placement Macroeconomics

This course is designed to give students a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to an economic system as a whole. It introduces students to fundamental economic concepts such as scarcity, opportunity costs and comparative advantage. Other concepts include the functions performed by an economic system and the way the tools of supply and demand can be used to analyze a market economy. Particular emphasis is placed on the study of national income and price determination, and also develops students' familiarity with economic performance measures, economic growth, and international economics. This course prepares students to take the AP Macroeconomics exam.This course prepares students to take the AP Macroeconomics exam.

 

Grade Placement: 12
Prerequisites: U.S. History

This course is worth 1/2 credit.

 
 
 

Dangelmaier, Brian 
Teaches: AP Economics

Room: 267
Email: 
bdangelm@aisd.net
Phone: (682)-867-8380
Visit class website
 here

Wolff, Robert
Teaches: Economics

Room: 271
Email: 
rwolff@aisd.net
Phone: (682)-867-7069
Visit class website
 here

 

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