Course Descriptions

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Third Quarter begins February 3.
Confirmed enrollments accepted through February 4.

This course examines the basic principles and structure used in economic decision making; topics include the analysis of economic institutions; social issues; and the basic objectives of efficiency, equity, stability, and growth of economic activity. In class we will take a hands-on approach and deal with real life decisions, personal finance, and economic choices and outcomes in the long and short-run.

Course materials: Materials are released in the course week by week. We will use many research articles and Internet sites; links and attachments will be provided in class.

Standards met: This course meets all standards and benchmarks in the Economics strand of the Minnesota Academic Standards in Social Studies for Grades 9-12.

Credit: 0.5

Honors Opportunity: Yes

Prerequisites: Junior or senior in high school

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