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Principles of Economics 1 (P) (6758)

Grade Range:
 Course duration:
 One semester
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 History–Social Studies (Economics)
 UC subject area satisfied:
 g - College Preparatory Elective
 Online Course Equivalent: EDG ECON (P) 6550
Course Description:
 This one-semester course deepens students’ understanding of the economic problems and institutions of the nation and the world. Students learn to make reasoned decisions on economic issues through the study of fundamental economic concepts, comparative economic systems, microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international economics.

Principles of Economics also includes the district-approved financial literacy curriculum, which helps students learn the connection between career and income as well as how to file taxes, budget money, and manage bank accounts, credit cards, and credit scores.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 O’Sullivan, Economics: Principles in Action, Prentice-Hall, 2003.