Prerequisite: Advanced Mathematics I (As recommended by AP, students must be able to read college-level texts and write grammatically correct, complete sentences.)
Course Description: The AP Macroeconomics course is a college-level course that studies the economy as a whole. Major topics addressed include the following: national income, price-level determination, economic performance measures, the financial sector, government stabilization policies, economic growth, and foreign exchange markets. Throughout the course students use a variety of data including graphs, charts, and reports to explore and explain economic concepts. Participants also have the option to take part in the Stock Investment Unit which provides them with real-world experience investing in the stock market.
Department: Cultural Studies
Teacher: Katarina Zajc
Credit: 0.5 Credit (5 Units)
Length: 1 Semester
Grade Level(s): Secondary III or IV