Economics and Public Policy (Accelerated)

Credits: 1

This course is meant for students who have an interest in economics, public policy, and finance. Students will explore the fundamental principles of economics with an emphasis on practical applications through behavioral economics and game theory. Students will examine the social and economic impacts of government policy through case studies from various administrations from the 1960s to the present. Students will also design and execute behavioral economics experiments, explore personal finance strategies, and write policy papers.


Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion or current enrollment in U.S. History and Algebra II or with departmental approval.