Economics - Grade 12

Economics - Grade 12
One Semester
One Credit
This course is a graduation requirement.
Students in Grade 12 must sign up for this course.

Economics examines the allocation of resources and their uses for satisfying human needs and wants. The course analyzes economic reasoning used by consumers, producers, savers, investors, workers, voters, institutions, and government in making decisions. Students will explain that because resources are limited, people must make choices and understand the role that supply, demand, prices, and profits play in a market economy. Key elements of the course include study of scarcity and economic reasoning, supply and demand, market structures, role of government, national economic performance, the role of financial institutions, economic stabilization, and trade.

Students in grade 12 should sign up for Economics first semester.