The advanced placement course in economics provides highly motivated students the opportunity to experience the rigor and content of a college level course while still in high school. More importantly, the content of advanced placement economics course develops a student’s critical thinking skills. Students will study Microeconomics and Macroeconomics and apply the formulas, theories and concepts to a variety of real world and hypothetical situations in economics. All students completing the course are expected to take the advanced placement examination. Students may be able to earn college credits with an appropriate score on the AP Exam.