Knowledge of economic principles
Students will demonstrate mastery of the basic principles economists use to understand/explain/predict economic activity.
Ability to apply economic principles to a broad range of issues
Students will demonstrate understanding of economic issues and how these impact them personally and society as a whole. Students will demonstrate their ability to apply economic reasoning, both qualitative and quantitative, to problems/issues they will face in our society.
Understanding of alternative perspectives on key economic issues
Students will demonstrate increasing capacity to differentiate between multiple perspectives and apply moral reasoning skills to a number of key issues, such as: the relationship between labor and capital, the proper role of government in economy, and the impact of international trade on developing countries.
Ability to communicate (speak, write, listen) effectively
The student will demonstrate the ability to think logically, to clearly articulate a position, and to present solutions.