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Economics is a Course


Time limit: 182 days
1 credit

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Course Overview

An introductory economics course, it examines the allocation of resources and their uses for satisfying human needs and wants. Key elements include study of scarcity and economic decision making, supply and demand, market structures, role of government, national income determination, the role of financial institutions, economic stabilization, and trade, with a focus on the United States. Students will learn the role that supply, demand, prices, and profits play in a market economy.

The course is designed for high-school seniors.

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Required Materials

The following text is required for this course:

Roger LeRoy Miller. Economics: Today and Tomorrow. New York: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 2008. 
ISBN (978-0-07-874766-3)

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