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Economics and Finance 1,2 (P) (0569, 0570)


Grade Range:
 11–12
 Prerequisites:
 Accounting 1,2 or Business 100 1,2 or Computer Applications in Business 1,2
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Economics and Finance 1 (0569): Economics; Economics and Finance 2 (0570): Government
 UC subject area satisfied:
 g - College Preparatory Elective
Notes:
 Under Administrative Procedure 4771, Alternative Means of Satisfying the Prescribed Course of Study, this course may be used to fulfill the Economics and Government high school graduation requirements.
Course Description:
 This two-semester course may be taken as an alternative to Principles of Economics 1 and Government 1. The course covers the basic concepts of macro- and microeconomics, and provides an understanding of how market economies function in a global setting. Topics include the roles of capital markets and securities in the U.S. economic framework, and principles and practices of banking and credit in the United States, including credit risk management.
Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Schiller, The Economy Today, Irwin McGraw-Hill, 1997.