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AP Economics Micro Class for Online High School

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Class Length
1 Semester
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AP Economics Micro


Microeconomics emphasizes how individuals make choices with limited resources. Students will examine concepts such as supply and demand, factors of production, roles of labor and management, the relationship between the environment and the economy, and the impact of the government on individual decision making processes. Students study the stock market as an investment option and trace various stocks through the semester using the Wall Street Journal and the Internet as resources. This course prepares students for the AP Exam in Microeconomics. Offered 1st 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.

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This is a NCAA Certified Class

eAchieve Academy is an official NCAA-accredited virtual instruction provider and this online Advanced Placement Microeconomics 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).

Everything you should know about online AP Micro Economics

Online courses offered at eAchieve allow students the freedom of having class anywhere! Whether you’re on the road, employed full-time, or a night owl, eAchieve caters to your educational requests. Our online classes are structured to get you your diploma, which is accepted at all universities. We offer online advanced placement courses for students an opportunity to challenge themselves, earn college credit while still in high school, and graduate with an above 4.0 GPA.

Are AP Micro Econ classes hard?

AP students are expected to comprehend and discuss complex topics in micro economics with the same aptitude as a freshman in college. Although AP coursework may be difficult, many of our students found the material to be a fun challenge, and beneficial towards their college careers.

Are AP Micro Econ Classes worth it?

The rigorous work involved in an AP course 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 Micro Econ work?

The course takes one semester to complete, and works much like a regular class except more in-depth. AP Micro Economics involves thorough analyses of complicated topics in 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 Micro Econ necessary?

AP class are not necessary to graduate, but they are helpful in applying for college and staying debt-free. AP Micro Economics, along with other AP course, prepares students for a future of further education in mathematics, accounting, and business, which standard courses just can’t match.

Can I take online AP Micro 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 year to year as that individual grows. Challenge yourself at first, but try not to overwhelm yourself with work, and go from there.

How does the weighted AP GPA work?

One of the many benefits of taking AP classes is that they count more towards your GPA than standard courses: which means that it is possible for students to achieve a GPA greater than 4.0! Many of our AP students see this as a safety net and a challenge to graduate with a 4.0+ (very impressive to colleges).  

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.

What are the best AP classes to take?

The answer is different for every student, but a good place to start is with subjects you enjoy learning and have typically done well in. For college-bound high schoolers, you can get ahead in your intended field of study by choosing AP classes for your college major.

What’s the difference between AP Micro Economics and regular econ classes?

AP classes cover similar material to regular high school classes, but in greater depth and with more assignments. There are a few other differences between regular, honors, and AP classes high school students should know.

Can I take AP Micro Economics online if I’m in homeschool?

Many eAchieve students are homeschooled and take one or two online classes each semester to supplement their at-home curriculum. Online AP classes have many benefits for homeschooled students.

Will AP Micro Economics be too difficult?

Speaking with a teacher or guidance counselor about the expectations for AP classes can help you get a better idea if AP classes would be appropriate for you. There are pros and cons of AP classes to consider before deciding.

How does AP Micro Economics compare to a college economics class?

AP classes and first-year college classes generally have the same level of difficulty. Factors like the teacher, your familiarity with the subject, and class size can also make a difference.

Will AP Micro Economics look good when applying to colleges?

In general AP classes look good to college admissions staff, but just signing up for a bunch of advanced placement classes won’t be enough to impress. You’ve got to earn good grades and test scores to demonstrate preparedness for college-level courses.

Can I take AP Micro Economics and other AP classes at the same time?

It’s allowed – and many students with strong time management skills are able to successfully manage multiple AP classes at once. Developing your organizational skills is a good way to prepare for higher education.

Is AP Micro Economics a better choice than dual enrollment?

Dual enrollment and AP classes are both great ways to challenge yourself when regular high school classes are too easy. If you have a particular college in mind, it pays to know how colleges view AP classes vs dual enrollment.

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