AP Microeconomics (semester) is an introductory college-level course that focuses on the principles of economics that apply to the functions of individual economic decision-makers. The course also develops students’ familiarity with the operation of product and factor markets, distributions of income, market failure, and the role of government in promoting greater efficiency and equity in the economy. Students learn to use graphs, charts, and data to analyze, describe, and explain economic concepts. College Board does not require a pre-requisite.
Course Note: This course satisfies the Social Studies Elective (.5 credit) graduation requirement. Weighted.