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AP Economics Macro Course for Online High School Students

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New York Stock Exchange Building Symbolizing National Scales for Online AP Macro Economics ClassLearn big-picture economics and earn 0.5 credits toward your high school diploma. It's free for Wisconsin students!

AP Economics Macro


Macroeconomics is an emphasis on how the economic system works as a whole. Students study how the economy is measured by using concepts such as gross domestic product (GDP) and other indicators. They examine concepts such as inflation, unemployment, world trade patterns, and the role of the Federal Reserve Bank. Students engage in decision-making processes to create an environment where high employment and a higher standard of living are achievable by using the economic tools of fiscal and monetary policy. This course prepares students for the AP Exam in Macroeconomics. Offered 2nd Semester.

Learning Targets:

  1. Writing: Develop a thesis, support with multiple forms of evidence, and provide analysis with an explanation in written form.
  2. Reading: Identify main ideas, analyze supporting details, and evaluate inferences within discipline-specific readings.
  3. Content: Apply content in order to evaluate relationships and draw conclusions.
  4. Communication: Produce clear and coherent communication in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and evidence.




1 Semester

Grade Level:

11th Grade  12th Grade

This is a NCAA Certified Class

eAchieve Academy is an official NCAA-approved online school and this online Advanced Placement Macroeconomics class meets the NCAA core course requirements. To see the full list of NCAA-approved virtual high school courses offered by eAchieve Academy, visit the NCAA Eligibility Center (use school code #502388).

What you should know about AP Macro Econ

Online courses offered at eAchieve don’t just get you a diploma: they do it on your own terms! Students have the freedom of getting their credits to graduate how they want, where they want, and when they want. Course work is entirely chosen by the students with help from qualified professionals at eAcheive.

Challenge yourself in your pursuit of a high school diploma by taking AP Macro Economics through eAchieve. Get the college credit you want while obtaining the high school credits you need.

Are AP Macro Econ classes hard?

AP students are expected to write, read, comprehend, and communicate at a freshman college level. Although AP coursework may be difficult, many of our students found the material to be challenging where regular classes were too easy.

Are AP Macro Econ Classes worth it?

The rigorous work involved in AP courses can be intimidating, but the benefits of taking an online AP course are worth it. In addition to gaining incredible knowledge, students will get college credit and college course experience to prepare them for future higher education courses.

How does AP Macro Econ work?

The two-semester course takes about a school year to complete, and works much like a regular class. It involves in-depth analysis of complex topics in large-scale economics, with the written and communicative abilities to not only understand the topics but to question them as well. Students will take an AP Exam at the end of the semester to determine how much college credit they’ve earned.

Is AP Macro Econ necessary?

AP class are not necessary to graduate, but they are helpful in applying for college and staying debt-free. AP U.S History, along with other AP course, prepares students for a future of further education that standard courses just can’t match.

Can I take online AP Macro Econ online?

Absolutely! eAchieve offers an extensive collection of online AP classes for high school students to enroll in. Start your path today to further your knowledge, advance your credits, and prepare for college with courses offered at eAchieve.

How many AP classes should I take?

Research often helps students figure out how many AP classes they should take in a year, but someone’s ability to handle coursework changes often. Challenge yourself at first, but try not to overwhelm yourself with work.

How does the weighted AP GPA work?

One of the many benefits of taking AP classes is that they count higher towards your GPA: which means that it is possible for students to achieve a GPA greater than 4.0! Some see it as a challenge, others as a safety net in the event that an AP course is harder than they expect (but never impossible).

How do I take AP classes outside of high school?

Start your path to online AP classes today to begin getting college credit, advance your knowledge, and prepare yourself for higher education with the courses offered at eAchieve all on your terms.

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