AP MACROECONOMICS

Course ID: 657452
 
Open to grades: 12
 
UC/CSU eligibility: This course is approved for “G” Elective credit
 
Prerequisites: AP US History or US History
 
Students will gain a thorough understanding of the principles of economics in examining aggregate economic behavior. Students taking the course can expect to learn how the measures of economic performance are constructed, using basic analytical tools, and how to apply them to evaluate the macroeconomic conditions of an economy. Students will also evaluate the effectiveness of fiscal and monetary policy in promoting economic growth and stability, while examining the impact of international trade and finance.
 
These four courses are taught in a one-year BLOCK by two teachers with students alternating between teachers every other day. Enrollment in one course means enrollment in all four (must select ALL Course ID’s during registration). Three are AP level and follow the College Board frameworks, with weighted grades