Course Description:

This course is designed to provide an overview of the ways that economics affects the lives of individuals and how individuals, through their economic choices, can shape their world. This one-semester course provides an overview of the basic principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics, including: a) economic theory; b) supply, demand and price; c) economic systems; d) business cycles; e) investments; f) the role of government, g) international trade; and h) consumer choices. Students will also apply the principles of this course to issues related to personal finance.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): Economics
Course Title (NCES SCED) : Economics
Course Provider : Whitehall District Schools
Content Provided By : Michigan Virtual
Online Instructor Provided By : Whitehall District Schools
Standards Addressed : CCSS, MMC, NCAA
Ailgnment Document :
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Semester, Trimester
Subject Area : Social Sciences and History
Course Identifier : Economics
Course Level : (G) General or Regular
Available Credit : 0.5
Sequence : 1 of 1

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website :
Email : [email protected]
Phone : (888) 889-2840

Students and Parents: It is important to work closely with your local school counselor or registrar to follow the school's enrollment procedures. By clicking the "Start Registration Request" button below, you will be able to notify the school of your interest in registering for the online course. However, it is the responsibility of the district or school to review the registration request and approve or deny the request. Please make a note to follow up with your school after submitting a registration request.

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Additional Course Information:

Upon completion of this course, students will:

  • Develop an economic way of thinking;
  • Distinguish different economic systems used throughout the world;
  • Understand the application of basic economic concepts and decision-making skills including scarcity and the different methods of allocation of goods and services;
  • Identify consequences of public policies and their potential economic effects;
  • Understand how microeconomics examines the costs and benefits of economic choices relating to individuals, markets and industries, and governmental policies;
  • Understand the roles of productivity, investment in human and physical capital, research and development, and technical development in economic growth; and
  • Apply concepts from economics in issues related to personal finance, educational opportunities, career decisions, and investments.

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Date of Review : 08/07/2016

Unit 1: Economic Choices: How Individuals, Businesses, and Governments Make Decisions

Unit 2: Understanding Markets, Prices, Supply, and Demand

Unit 3: Government and the Economy

Unit 4: Understanding the American National Market

Unit 5: Roles of Government in the U.S. Economy

Unit 6: Types of Economic Systems

Unit 7: Economic Interdependence: The Importance of Trade

Unit 8: Understanding Personal Finance

Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends Random Draw Date Enrollment Drop Date Course Starts Course Ends # of Seats Course Fee Potential Additional Costs
Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020 07/01/2020 08/31/2020 01/15/2021 35 $0.0000 0.0000
Drop Policy Completion Policy Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends
Consult counselor Consult counselor Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020

Students can use chat, email or private message system within the course to access highly qualified teachers when they need instructor assistance.