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.

Note

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

Overview

Subject

School Level

High School

Grade

11, 12

Length

one semester

Elective Credits

0.5