High School Economics Curriculum at Horizon Online School


Embark on a journey into the world of economics with Horizon Online School’s High School Economics Curriculum. Tailored for high school students, this comprehensive program goes beyond textbook knowledge, providing insights into daily life, personal finance, and the global economy. Learn about the significance of studying economics, the course content, and why Horizon Online School is the optimal choice for high school economics education.

Why Study Economics in High School?

Studying economics in high school is essential for developing skills that enable students to comprehend global economic markets. It enhances analytical and problem-solving skills crucial for academic success and future professional endeavors. Additionally, it equips students with financial literacy, covering topics such as financial planning, budgeting, investing, and more, empowering them to make informed economic decisions.

What Do You Learn in a High School Economics Course?

Horizon Online School’s high school economics course offers a comprehensive exploration of economic principles. Starting with an introduction, students progress to micro- and macroeconomics, supply and demand laws, and essential economic policies. The curriculum extends to global economies, covering international trade, currency dynamics, exchange rates, and globalization. Dedicated chapters on financial literacy delve into budgeting, saving, spending, credit usage, investing, and insurance.

High School Economics Curriculum Scope & Sequence

  1. Introduction to Economics
  2. Microeconomics
  3. Macroeconomics
  4. Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  5. Government and Business
  6. The Global Economy
  7. Introduction to Financial Literacy and Planning
  8. Budgeting and Saving
  9. Spending and Using Credit
  10. Investing, Protecting, and Insuring

Why Choose Horizon Online School’s High School Economics Curriculum?

Horizon Online School’s high school economics curriculum stands out for various reasons, ensuring a well-rounded educational experience for both students and parents:

Comprehensive Content

  • Yearlong course comprising 10 chapters and over 300 thematically organized activities.
  • Engaging multimedia lessons incorporating maps, charts, graphs, photographs, and videos.
  • Project-based lessons for real-world application of critical thinking and economic theories.
  • Graphic organizers aiding lesson organization and goal comprehension.
  • Embedded reading assignments to enhance literacy skills.
  • Writing assignments fostering argumentative and informative essay skills.

Accessibility and Planning

  • 24/7 access for students to log in at their convenience.
  • Detailed lesson plans providing in-depth information to parents.
  • Activity planners and curriculum calculators for academic year planning and scheduling.
  • Resources for parents, including templates for diplomas, transcripts, and more.

Time-Saving Tools

  • Automated grading and recordkeeping for efficient progress tracking and portfolio creation.
  • Flexible curriculum suitable for diverse learning styles, including special needs and gifted children.

Additional Electives

Explore a variety of additional electives available at Horizon Online School, including:

  • Environmental Science
  • Sociology
  • Intro to Communications and Speech
  • Art History I
  • Psychology
  • Concepts in Probability and Statistics
  • Intro to Art
  • Contemporary Health
  • Foundations of Personal Wellness
  • Lifetime Fitness
  • Strategies for Academic Success
  • Healthy Living
  • Personal Finance
  • Computer Applications – Office 2019

Immerse yourself in the world of economics with Horizon Online School’s High School Economics Curriculum, where comprehensive content, accessibility, and time-saving tools converge to create an optimal learning experience.

The live classroom sessions are scheduled to commence in the first week of September 2024