Prerequisites: none; teacher approval is recommended.
Who the course is designed for: strong and motivated 11th or 12th grade history students who enjoy reading and discussion
In this semester or yearlong course, students will master basic economic concepts in order to better understand how the real-world market economy works. The course will make connections between the skills and knowledge associated with economics and current events on the state and national levels so that students will be able to make informed decisions as voters. Finally, the course will study basic investment concepts involved in wealth building so that students will be able to make informed financial decisions in their personal lives.