Economics and Finance - A CPA Program Course
On the economics side, this course looks at the basic concepts of macro- and microeconomics,how market economies function in a global setting, U.S. fiscal and monetary policy, international trade, etc. On the government side, it examines American democracy through the lens of constitutional concepts, government institutions, federalism, politics, and civic responsibility.
In California, this course has program status for elective (g) credit in social studies as a California Partnership Academies (CPA) a-g course. CPA teachers wishing to add any CPA program status a-g course to their school's official a-g course list must participate in a half-day course-specific training offered through CDE.
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Expected Student Outcomes/Objectives
Students completing the course will:
• Demonstrate mastery of the state content standards covered by the course.
• Combine their understanding of the various course topics with the analytical and writing skills needed to succeed in their postsecondary career choices.
• Demonstrate the ability to solve problems and think critically by completing challenging group projects and individual assignments effectively.
• Be able to analyze, interpret, and evaluate meaningful data to achieve resolution.
• Think critically by formulating ingenious ideas, and implement solutions.
• Develop and employ effective and appropriate communication techniques.
• Express their unique voice in speaking, writing, and listening.
Description of Activities
This course covers much of the same material as Economics and Government courses do, but it does so in a way that demonstrates the interconnectedness of the two subjects.
Curriculum type: Course
Academic subject areas: Career-Technical Education; Career Exploration
States' Career Clusters: Marketing; Finance; Business Management & Administration
California Industry sector(s): Marketing Sales and Service; Business and Finance
Duration: One Year
Grade Targets: 11, 12
Levels of Expertise for CTE: Capstone/Advanced, Concentration/Skill building
Targeted Support Materials: Community Involvement, Industry Involvement
Standards Addressed: Detailed documentation of alignment with Common Core, NGSS, C3 or CTE Standards provided
Professional Development Requirements/Recommendations: CPA teachers wishing to add any CPA program status a-g course to their school's official a-g course list must participate in a half-day course-specific training offered through CDE.
Keywords: Economics and Government, Finance Academy
Organization/Publisher: California Partnership Academy (CPA)
Designed to combine standards for college preparatory Economics and Government with CTE standards for an Academy of Finance, using National Academy Foundation curriculum.