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Offered: Grade 12
Credit: 1.0
Length: Semester
Prerequisite: Honors or AP Social Studies Courses/Teacher Recommendation
Type of Credit: Meets Graduation Requirement for Economics

Advanced Placement courses require students to successfully perform college-level academic work, including many extensive reading and writing assignments. This course provides students with the opportunity to analyze the behavior of individual households, firms, markets, and how prices and outputs are determined in those markets, and how the price mechanism allocates resources and distributes income. Specific content to be covered will include an understanding of fundamental economic concepts including scarcity, opportunity costs and trade-offs, productivity, economic systems and institutions, and exchange, money, and interdependence.