Social Studies
This course is an introduction to microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and also includes a personal finance component. A broad array of topics are explored including: basic economic concepts, price determination, analyses of the firm and market structures, measures of output, inflation, unemployment and stabilization policies, and trade. Twin goals include demonstrating the relevance of the material to the students' lives and assisting them in applying the concepts and ‘economic way of thinking' to problems and questions in logical, critical ways. The personal finance portion covers six main areas: wealth creation, budgeting, credit, insurance, tax preparation and saving and investing.

Level: High School

Course: Mandatory

Grade: 12