Course: Economics 12

 

Print or Online

Online

Prerequisites

Grade 11 (Socials 11 is recommended)

Description

Economics 12 is an inquiry and project based course that provides students with opportunities to analyze the effects of economic activity on their society, the nation, and the global community. By studying this discipline students become economically literate citizens who can understand and use economic terms and concepts correctly; understand the exchange of goods and services; understand the assumptions, theory, and practice of the economic system in which they live; understand the roles of property, capital, labor, entrepreneurship, and organization in the economic system and how government activities affect these elements; increase their awareness of local and global economic trends; and apply their economic understanding in their personal financial decision making.

Course Topics/Modules

Module 1: Economic Choices: What is the Basic Economic Problem? 

Module 2: Economic Systems

Module 3: Factors of Production

Module 4: Basics of a Market

Module 5: The Role of Markets in the Economy

Module 6: The Role of the Government in the Economy

Final Project: Final course project of your choice

Assessment

The Economics 12 course is graded as follows:

1.    Orientation Assignment 5%

2.    19 Course Assignments 55%

3.    5 Discussions 20%

4.    1 Final Project 20%

*THERE ARE NO EXAMS FOR THIS COURSE

Resources

All resources are available in the online course.

Deposit

None

Teacher Support

Students have access to the course teacher through email, phone and in-person.  Teachers work Monday through Friday.

Credits

4

Prescribed Learning Outcomes

Please see the course IRP at:

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/pdfs/applied_skills/1998bused1112_econ12.pdf

Teacher

Once you are in the active course you will be able to see who your teacher is by going to the Classlist tab and then clicking on Teacher.

Completion Date

Go to our school website http://vlns.ca and click on Students and then the Enrol tab to see the exact dates of each Session offered at the VLN.