Grade 12 - Social Sciences

Economics (Credit: 0.50)

GC Economics is a comprehensive, completely integrated Social Science course for grade levels 9-12. This course is designed to explore the history of economics, the development of economic theories, and the structure of American and global economies. The role of government in economics is closely examined, including topics such as the power to tax, fiscal and monetary policies, and the role of government agencies. Economic cycles and the impact of recession and inflation are discussed. Scarcity, supply and demand, and the importance of sound economic choices are taught with an emphasis on the on the manner in which these subjects may affect students and their economic futures. Interactive media has been included to help engage the student in the visual learning process.