AP Macroeconomics

Macroeconomics is designed to give students a thorough understanding of the principles of economic analysis that apply to an economic system as a whole. Macroeconomics places particular emphasis on the study of economic institutions, issues of public policy, national income and price determination. Emphasis will be placed on the following: basic economic concepts, measurement of economic performance and national income analysis, including Classical, Keynesian and Monetarist views of the economy, including fiscal and monetary policy. International economics, trade issues and banking policies will be discussed.


Students who enroll in AP courses must take the end-of-course AP exam. The cost of these exams is paid by ACPS.



School Level

High School


11, 12


one semester

Elective Credits