Level 1 Economics

11ECO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Reddy

LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Economics is about understanding how scarcity forces consumers, producers and government to make choices that affect the New Zealand society and the interdependence that exists between these sectors.

This course provides a foundation for further study in Economics and prepares students to work as an economist, statistician, policy analyst, and elected government representative. It is also an excellent one year course that provides general
educational skills for everyday living.



Pathway

Level 2 Economics

Recommended Prior Learning

Two years secondary English.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90983 v3 Economics 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of consumer choices, using scarcity and/or demand
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90984 v3 Economics 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of decisions a producer makes about production
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90985 v3 Economics 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of producer choices using supply
1
E
3
Y
A.S. 90987 v3 Economics 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of a government choice where affected groups have different viewpoints
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

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