Level 2 ½ Credit
This course is designed to introduce students to the workings of the American capi-talist system. Students will learn about the role of entrepreneurs, producers, labor and consumers in our current economic system. In addition, the world of business will be emphasized including the role of major corporations, investment, and the stock and bond markets. Government as a player in the economy in setting monetary, fiscal, and trade policy will also be studied. Students will gain a better understanding of the interdependent nature of the global economy and investigate current economic issues such as child labor, migration, and environmental rules.
No prerequisite. Grades 10-11-12