Advanced Placement Micro and Macro-Economics

AP Microeconomics and Macroeconomics is similar to a freshman level college course. It is designed to give students a foundation in basic economic concepts that are essential to understanding consumer, business, and public policy decision making. Areas of study in microeconomics include the market forces of supply and demand, competition, business organization, and consumer behavior. Macroeconomics topics include measuring the health of a nation’s economy, international trade, and debate over the proper level of government interaction with the economy. In addition to providing essential knowledge for successful functioning in today’s challenging economic times, this course also prepares student for the Microeconomics and/or Macroeconomics Advanced Placement Examinations.

Course Subject
Course Number
SS530A - SS531
Grade Level
11,12
Course Duration
1 year
Course Credit
1 AP Weighted Credit
Prerequisite
None
Course Fee
None