Economics Course

High School Economics Course

Take an accredited high school Economics course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!

The Economics: Work and Prosperity course at Northgate Academy delves into the vital decisions societies face about the production, distribution, and consumption of goods, presenting a comprehensive understanding of economic principles. Through exploring concepts such as production, supply and demand, competition, inflation, and savings, the course elucidates how these elements interplay within the economy. It further examines the relationship between economic and personal freedom, promoting the values of free-enterprise capitalism and ethical financial stewardship. The curriculum, enriched with thought-provoking questions, chapter reviews, definitions of key terms, and a glossary, equips students with the knowledge to make informed financial decisions and understand the broader economic forces that shape our world.

Structured around the “Economics” textbook from A Beka, this course sets clear objectives to foster an understanding of the connections between economic principles and moral responsibility with money. By integrating theoretical knowledge with practical applications, students are encouraged to reflect on their economic choices and their implications on both a personal and societal level. Through written assignments, quizzes, and a final exam, learners demonstrate their comprehension of the course content, preparing them for responsible participation in the economy. Northgate Academy’s Economics course not only aims to educate students about economic theories and practices but also to instill a sense of fiscal responsibility and ethical consideration in financial matters.

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High School Economics Course Syllabus

Study the choices that societies make regarding the production, distribution, and consumption of goods with Economics: Work and Prosperity. This course explains the economic principles of production, supply and demand, competition, inflation, and saving. Show the link between economic freedom and political and individual freedom by encouraging free-enterprise capitalism and moral responsibility with money. With questions to consider, chapter reviews, bold terms, and a glossary, students are given principles that will help them make informed money-management decisions.

Textbook: Economics (A Beka – Code 202193)

Course Objectives:

Throughout the course, you will meet the following goals:

  • Understand the connections and applications between economic principles and moral responsibility with money in everyday life.
  • Show understanding of material through written assignments, quizzes, and final exam.
Semester A
Chapter 1 – Everybody’s Economics
Chapter 2 – Economists & Economic Laws
Chapter 3 – The Factors of Production
Chapter 4 – The Laws of Supply & Demand
Chapter 5 – The Productive Market Economy
Chapter 6 – The Good that Competition
Chapter 7 – Efficiency of Production
Semester B
Chapter 8 – Why Everybody Needs to Save
Chapter 9 – What Money is Good For
Chapter 10 – Government & the Economy
Chapter 11 – Market Economy
Chapter 12 – Command Economy
Chapter 13 – A Look at the Global Economy
Chapter 14 – View of Our Economic Future

Grading Scale

A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = under 59%

Grade Weighting

Unit Quizzes……………………35%
Written Assignments………..35%
Mid-Term/Final Exams……..30%

Affordable Monthly Payments

Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality accredited education available for everyone.

Getting Started At Northgate Academy Is Easy!

Step 1: Begin The Enrollment Process

Interested students 14 years or older can enroll online and start immediately.

Click the enroll now button below or in the top right corner of our website to head to our Student Information System, called Learn Stage. 

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Step 2: Create Your Learn Stage Account

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Step 3: Submit Payment

Single course options at Northgate Academy are priced at an affordable $225 each. This gives students the flexibility needed to make our programs work for them.

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High School U.S. Economics Course

Take an accredited high school Economics course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!