Welcome to 12th Grade Economics

  • Economics is a basic high school level survey course covering the micro and macro concepts of scarcity, opportunity costs, economic systems, incentives, trade, specialization, markets and prices, supply and demand, competition, entrepreneurship, gross domestic product, unemployment, inflation, monetary policy, fiscal policy, and personal finance.

    Content Objectives Include:
    -To develop a basic understanding of how the economy works.
    -To expand everyday vocabulary to include economic terms.
    -To connect course material to real life occurances.

    Grade Level Objectives Include:
    -To begin the transition to life after high school.
    -To increase student autonomy.
    -To practice the skills necessary for life after high school.

    Successful completion of Economics is a graduation requirement set forth by the State of Arizona and Cactus Shadows High School. 


  • Assignments are posted weekly on the board in the front of the classroom.  Students can expect a vocabulary quiz and unit test approximately every three weeks.

Class Schedule

  • Period 1: Economics
    Period 2: Economics
    Period 3: Economics
    Period 4: Student Leadership
    Period 5: Economics