|AP® Economics Section MA: Micro and Macro|
MA NCES Code:
|10, 11, 12|
|Full Year (Fall: 25 Seats; Spring: 25 Seats; )|
|Good reading ability is a must. We will be reading a minimum of one chapter per week in an AP textbook. If you are unfamiliar with AP materials, these are college textbooks. Basic mathematics and graphing skills required. Active participation is a big part of this course; your active participation, especially. Being self motivated and able to work in small groups is also a plus.|
|Certified by NCAA for initial-eligibility (VHS School Code: 221356); Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools; Northwest Accreditation Commission|
|Course Requires a Media Kit to be Shipped to Students:|
|Course Requires a Media Kit to be Purchased by Course Sponsor |
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Economics is a social science which addresses how society allocates (distributes) limited resources (e.g. - goods and services). It is a “science” because it is governed by quantifiable laws designed to predict likely outcomes. It is a “social” science, as opposed to a natural science, because its laws are based upon social, as opposed to natural occurrences. This course will prepare the student for both the AP Micro and Macroeconomics exams. Each exam consists of 60 multiple choice questions and three free-response essay questions. More than 2800 colleges and universities give credit for passing the AP exam, enabling the student to move on to more advanced level courses. Students taking AP courses in VHS are required to take their respective AP exams in May.
WARNING: THIS COURSE COULD BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR THINKING THAT BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT ARE HERE TO HELP YOU.
*** Note: Before enrolling in this course please read the VHS AP Course Policy