AEB 2014 – Economic Issues, Food and You


General Education Credit: S
High School Credit: 0.5

Course Instructor: Jennifer Clark
Jennifer Clark, Ph.D.
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About The Course

This course emphasizes the role of economics regarding its influence on food prices, the environment and government policies.

Course Goals

The primary objective of this course is to explore the basic tool kit of economic concepts that will enable students to critically analyze the choices they face as consumers and world citizens.

In AEB 2014, students will:

  1. Study the economic concepts of scarcity, supply and demand, society’s income and well-being, inflation, productivity, unemployment, the basic tools of finance, labor and the “Fed”;
  2. Examine how parts of the U.S. economy function and develop an awareness of current economic issues and problems.

Satisfied High School Graduation Requirement Subject: Elective