Economics (Dual Credit)

This dual credit course is designed to fulfill 1.0 full credit toward high school graduation requirements, including 0.5 credit of Social Studies (Economics Strand) AND 0.5 credit of Personal Finance. Students will be provided 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.

Terms Offered

(24-25) Semester 1
(24-25) Semester 2
(24-25) Trimester 1
(24-25) Trimester 2
(24-25) Trimester 3

NCAA Approved?



MI Personal Finance Standards (2023)
Michigan High School Content Expectations
Michigan K-12 Social Studies Standards (2019)