ADVANCED PLACEMENT MICROECONOMICSCourse # 1712Grade Level: 12Prerequisite: A grade of B or better in Algebra II.Length: YearThis course meets UC/CSU (G) credit. The purpose of the AP course in 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. It will cover both microeconomic and macroeconomic theory. This Microeconomics course is a more advanced class than A.P. Macroeconomics, and at the end of the year students will able to take both the Micro and Macro AP exam. Students with a strong math background are encouraged to take this class. Also, anyone who has taken A.P. Macroeconomics may take this class. This class will fulfill both the Economics and Government graduation requirement.
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