Civics and Economics (Economics)
This courses leverages diverse resources from the National Council on Economic Education in partnership with the National Association of Economic Educators, and the Foundation for Teaching Economics. It begins with providing a basic understanding of the U.S. economy and its relationship to the world economy. It then covers macro issues such as government and the economy and micro issues such as entrepreneurship and consumer issues.
Economics is a social science that examines how goods and services are created,
consumed, and exchanged. This course covers basic economic problems such as
scarcity, choice, and effective use of resources. It also covers topics on a larger scale
such as market structures and international trade. It particularly focuses on the US
economy and analyzes the role of the government and the Federal Reserve System.