AP Macroeconomics is an introductory college-level course that focuses on the principles that apply to an economic system as a whole. The course places particular emphasis on the study of national income and price-level determination; it also develops students’ familiarity with economic performance measures, the financial sector, stabilization policies, economic growth, and international economics. Students learn to use graphs, charts, and data to analyze, describe, and explain economic concepts.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for AP Macroeconomics. Students should be able to read a college-level textbook and should possess basic mathematics and graphing skills. More information can be found on the AP Macroeconomics Course Overview website.