Level 1 Economics

11ECON
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Vythilingam

Economics is the study of how people and society make choices to satisfy their wants and needs. Students will be introduced to the New Zealand economy, then focus on the decision making of individuals, producers and Government and how markets operate.


Pathway

Level 2 Economics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A workbook is available for purchase (approximately $28.00) is recommended


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Credit Information
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. 90986 v3 Economics 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how consumer, producer and/or government choices affect society, using market equilibrium
1
E
5
Y
A.S. 90987 v3 Economics 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of a government choice where affected groups have different viewpoints
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90988 v3 Economics 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of the interdependence of sectors of the New Zealand economy
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.