Course Level:         Advanced Placement

Credits:                   5

Grade Level:           11 – 12

Prerequisite:           Previous successful experience in an Honors/AP level course

NJ Course Code:    04-204

The purpose of AP Macroeconomics is to give students a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to an economic system as a whole.  Such a course places particular emphasis on the study of national income and price-level determination and also develops students' familiarity with economic performance measures, the financial sector, stabilization policies, economic growth and international economics.  Students interested in careers in banking, finance, business management, economic forecasting, politics, international relations, and law will find these challenging courses particularly relevant to college and career preparation.

The purpose of AP Microeconomics is to give students a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to the functions of individual decision makers, both consumers and producers, within the economic system. It places primary emphasis on the nature and functions of product markets and includes the study of factor markets and of the role of government in promoting greater efficiency and equity in the economy.

Product and resource markets under competitive and/or non-competitive conditions are analyzed. Behavior of the firm in the determination of price, output, and employment of factors of production is also examined. This course includes an introduction to international economics.

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