Course Description CIA4U

Course Title: Analyzing Current Economic Issues
Course Code: CIA4U
Grade: 12
Course Type: University Preparation
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: Any 3U or 3M level Canadian and World Studies,
                     English or Social Studies and Humanities course
Course Description:
This course investigates the nature of the competitive global economy and explores
how individuals and societies can gain the information they need to make appropriate
economic decisions. Students will learn about the principles of microeconomics and
macroeconomics, apply economic models and concepts to interpret economic information,
assess the validity of statistics, and investigate marketplace dynamics. Students will use
economic inquiry and communication skills to analyze current economic issues, make
informed judgments and present their findings.
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