2102310 FL

The goal of this semester-long course is to provide students with a strong foundation in basic economic principles.

Students will examine topics such as:

  • Scarcity

  • Economic roles of individuals, organizations, and institutions

  • Factors that affect supply and demand

  • Different market structures

  • Market regulation

  • The Macroeconomy

  • Financial Institutions

  • Basic Government Principles and Economy

  • Corporations and the Global Economy

The course helps students to investigate several economic questions. For example:

  • What is economics?

  • How does scarcity influence the way people make decisions?

  • In what ways does the market mechanism allocate resources to their best use?

  • How does government regulation affect the economy?

  • Lessons and projects encourage students to examine a variety of problems from the viewpoint of an economist.

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to do the following:

  • Define economics

  • Describe the economic roles of individuals, organizations, and institutions

  • Analyze factors that affect supply and demand

  • Compare and contrast the efficiency of different market structures

  • Analyze the effects of government regulation upon the economy

  • Analyze economical relationships of different countries around the world.

State: Florida
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Category: History & Social Sciences
Course Length: Year