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Course Length

Full Year

Course Credit


Grade Level

Juniors; H


A grade of B or better in Western Anthropology Honors OR a grade of A or better in Western Anthropology + Teacher Recommendation

Course Syllabus(For Reference Only)

This course provides students with an understandingof economics ranging from the viewpoint of the individual consumer or small business owner to the global economy. Students study the law of supply and demand, forms of business, labor unions, government finances and influence on the economy, money and prices, and inflation and deflation cycles. Course content relates history and politics to the study of economics while building on real-world economic applications to create a basic understanding of economic concepts and economic systems. Students will be introduced to the basics of economic principles, learn the importance of understanding different economic systems and investigate how to think like an economist while exploring different economic systems. As a result of the increased rigor of the Honors course, students are required to demonstrate advanced skillsin thinking logically and intuitively while exhibiting evidence of divergent and creative thinking in social science. Topics are covered more in depth in comparison to the regular course and instruction is delivered at a faster pace.