Prerequisite: DC approval or Teacher Recommendation
Grade Level: 10-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will gain a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to an economic system as a whole. Such a course places particular emphasis 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 follows the College Board’s Advanced Placement curriculum and as such is extremely rigorous and fast-paced. Students may receive college credit in Macro Economics by qualifying on an examination administered by the College Entrance Examination Board.  This course satisfies the Illinois State Graduation requirement for Consumer Education.