This course is designed to provide the student with a basic understanding of the important relationships of economics to our social and political problems. The Economics Online High School Course emphasizes the philosophy, development, and operation of our American economic system and its important influence upon the individual and society.

1- Introduction
1- Introduction
2- Course Description
3- Course Links
4- Pretest
Assignment: Pretest

2- Introduction to Economics
1- Basic Economic Concepts
2- Concepts Continued
3- Comparative Economic Systems
4- Market Economic System
5- Free Enterprise System
6- Free Enterprise at Work
7- Supply and Demand
8- Supply and Demand Continued
9- Elasticity
10- Web Quest
Quiz: Introduction
Assignment: Introduction WebQuest

3- The Consumer
1- Micro economics
2- Government Protection
3- Factors of production
4- Budgeting
5- Managing a Budget
6- Budgeting WebQuest
Handout: Consumer
Quiz: The Consumer
Assignment: Consumer

4- Business
1- Business Organizations
2- Corporate Organizational Structure
3- Corporate Organizational Structure (cont)
4- Nonprofit Organizations
5- Models of Competition
6- Market Failures
7- Business Plan WebQuest
Quiz: Business
Assignment: Business

5- Government
1- Governmental Role in Avoiding Failure
2- Public Goods and Services
3- Governmental Spending
4- Governmental Spending Continued
5- Federal Spending
6- Federal Spending Continued
Quiz: Government

6- Labor
1- Labor and Wages
2- Labor Union Movement
3- Labor Union Movement Continued
4- Major Union Legislation
5- 1946-Present
6- Collective Bargaining
7- Labor Trends
8- Web Quest
Quiz: Labor
Assignment: Labor

7- Agriculture
1- Agriculture In The U.S.
2- Agricultural Policies
3- 2002 Census
4- Homeland Security
5- Coordination of Fed and State
6- Protecting Meat & Poultry
7- Energy Policy
8- Midtest
Assignment: Midtest
Quiz: Agriculture

8- Measuring the Economy
1- Measuring The Economy
2- Measuring the Economy Continued
3- Economic Growth
4- The Business Cycle
5- Business Cycle Continued
Quiz: Measuring the Economy

9- Money and Banking
1- What is Money
2- Money In America
3- Money In America Continued
4- Money In America Essays
5- Money In America Essay Continued
6- Banking/Federal Reserve
7- Banking/Federal Reserve Continued
8- Types of Banks
9- Types of Banks Continued
10- Banking Crisis and Reform
Quiz: Money and Banking

10- Investments
1- Investment Strategies
2- Investment Strategies Continued
3- The Stock Exchange
4- Mutual Funds – What and Why?
5- Stock Funds
6- Bond Funds
7- Money Market Funds
8- WebQuest
Quiz: Investments
Assignment: Investments

11- Taxation
1- Taxation
2- Tax Reform/VAT
3- Government Services
4- Taxes in the U.S.
5- Taxes on Consumption/Property/Wealth
6- Federal Income Tax
7- Your Federal Dollar
8- Tax Reform Act of 1986
9- Evolution of Social Security and Medicare
Quiz: Taxation

12- Monetary and Fiscal Policy
1- Unemployment
2- Inflation
3- Income Inequality
4- Monetary and Fiscal Policy Monetary and Fiscal Policy
5- Monetary and Fiscal Policy (Cont)
Quiz: Monetary

13- Final Exam
1- Post-test
Assignment: Post-test
Quiz: Final Exam

14- Course Survey
Handout: Course Survey
Assignment: Course Survey