Designed to free up a class in your home school schedule and enable you to enroll in a CEC class. This course offers both Economics and Government credit and meets the APS graduation requirement and state content standards. Canvas is the online educational program used to deliver the course content and is facilitated by a CEC instructor. Students are expected to complete weekly assignments and tests throughout the year according to timelines. Instructor’s deadlines must be met.

Economics is a semester course with an emphasis on the allocation of scarce resources and the economic reasoning used by government agencies and by people in various economic roles. The student examines topics such as scarcity, supply and demand, market structures, the role of government, money, the role of financial institutions, and international trade.

Government is a required course that provides the student with a framework for understanding the purposes, principles, and practices of American government as established by the United States Constitution. The student analyzes the history and changing interpretations of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the current state of the legislative, executive, and judiciary branches of government.  In addition, he/she examines his/her rights and responsibilities as a citizen and how to exercise them as well as experience the political process at local, state, and national levels of governments.

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Requirement: Meets online graduation requirement. Students must attend an orientation at the beginning of each semester. Students will be required to meet with the instructor at times also. This course has been approved by NCAA for eligibility.

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Full Year
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Fall .5 Economics (APS) Spring .5 Government (APS)
Must be enrolled in another year long CEC class; students must have access to high-speed Internet.