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SHS Economics Classes

Economics
1 Credit
Semester Class
Prerequisite: Seniors

In this course students will study their role in a global economic system. The course will include a study of economic choices, generating trade-offs, opportunity costs, characteristics of different economic systems, effects of supply and demand, inflation, recessions, fiscal policy, and monetary policy.

4/13/17


Ag Economics
1 Credit
Semester Class
Prerequisite: Seniors

This one semester course will cover macro-economics and micro-economics with an emphasis on Agriculture and running the farms’ finances. In Macro we will look at the world of business and how the US government and the world economy play a role in our everyday lives and finances. Farm commodities and markets and the marketing of crops to the world market will be emphasized. Concepts of GNP, money circulation, the FED, the US Treasury dept., supply and demand, and business finance will be covered in depth, so that we as consumers can make informed decisions about money. Micro will cover personal finance and our banking system, the importance of budgeting and credit. Personal budgeting and keeping good records plus the taxes we pay will be studied and mastered. You will be asked to start and run a business and making a profit with this business is always a plus. College credit through CSI, EITC or U of I can be earned and granted.

4/13/17


Dual Credit Economics
1 Credit
Semester Class
Prerequisite: Seniors

Economics principles are used to analyze the aggregate performances of developed economies.  Analysis is applied to domestic and international macroeconomic issues.  The goals and problems of high employment, price stability, growth and the balance of payments are analyzed.  Monetary, fiscal, and other national policies are discussed.

4/13/17

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