AP Government/CP Economics

Course ID# 657354/654404
Open to grades: 12
UC/CSU (AP Government A-Historical/Social Science)(CP Economics G-Elective)
Prerequisite:Academic GPA of 3.0 or higher.  This course is an 18-week course. Note that Economics is a UC/CSU G-Elective course. Signed AP contract must be submitted by May 1st.
This course is designed to fulfill the government and economics units required for graduation from high school and to prepare students to take the AP Government test. Basic concepts that are covered in Government include: foundations of American government, political parties and political behavior, institutions of government and policy making. The economics portion of the course will focus on both micro and macro economics. It will cover basic economics principles, supply and demand, economic performance, the banking structure, and fiscal and monetary policy. The course provides a framework from which students can make personal economic decisions.