L2 Economics

L2ECON
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Hansen

This course allows students to explore the economic issues of economic growth, inflation and price stability impacts, and government policies that impact on society and the New Zealand economy.

The students’ statistical thinking, investigative and economic decision-making skills will be developed to enable cause and effect analysis. Students will also investigate how a current economic issue effects society. 

This course will be assessed to NCEA L2 Economics Achievement Standards. Assessment is a combination of both internally and externally assessed standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 18 NCEA credits at L2.


Pathway

L3 Classical Studies, L3 Economics, L3 Geography, L3 History, L3 Sociology, L3 Tourism

Course Costs

Field trip to the National Field Days: 1 day or another Field trip option $60. Workbook plus e-Learning Economics $47. Total $107


Required Prior Learning


Entry is subject to gaining any two external Achievement Standards in L1 Economics (90983, 90985, 90986).  For students who did not take L1 Economics, entry is subject to gaining 12 credits in L1 English or Maths or another L1 Social Science course, or at the discretion of the HOD. Students do not need to have studied Economics previously to take this course.



Course Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91222 v2 Economics 2.1 - Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91224 v2 Economics 2.3 - Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91225 v2 Economics 2.4 - Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91227 v2 Economics 2.6 - Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
2
I
6
Y
6r
A.S. 91228 v2 Economics 2.7 - Analyse a contemporary economic issue of special interest using economic concepts and models
2
I
4
Y
4r
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.