Intro to Economics at YHS

This course incorporates a seminar format to help students develop a basic level of economic literacy. It is designed to help students understand the way society organizes its limited resources to satisfy unlimited wants. Students will be introduced to the major elements of America's mixed market economic system and how it struggles to address the basic economic needs of its citizens. The emphasis of the course will be on the individual's role within an economic system. The goal is to help students understand their future choices as producers, consumers, savers, and taxpayers.