11 Economics 1

11EC1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Michelle Farquhar

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


Students will:

Focus on consumers and producers interacting through the market. There are three parts to the course – producer decisions, consumer decisions and how prices and quantity are determined in the marketplace.


Gain a greater understanding of the New Zealand economy and the world in which we live by examining the collective behaviour of the groups involved.


Opportunities for real world learning include investigating sustainable use of resources by McDonalds and the interdependence of Auckland Airport.



Faculties:

Commerce



Pathway

12 Accounting 2, 12 Business Studies 1, 12 Economics 1, 12 Economics 2

Career Pathways

Cook, Mining Engineer, Accountant, Auditor, Actuary, Finance Manager, Retail Manager, Statistician, Baker, Hotel/Motel Manager, Cafe Worker, Debt Collector, Property Manager, Butcher, Waiter/Waitress, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Urban/Regional Planner, Kitchenhand, Chef, Elected Government Representative, Event Manager, Quantity Surveyor, Demonstrator, Dietitian, Maitre d’Hotel, Sports Coach/Official, Early Childhood Teacher, Environmental Scientist, Economist, Human Resources Adviser, Energy/Carbon Auditor, Financial Adviser, Food Technologist, Forestry Scientist, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Mortgage Broker, Nanny/Child Carer, Policy Analyst, Real Estate Agent, Secondary School Teacher, Valuer, Epidemiologist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*11EC1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $40


Pathway Tags

Cook, Mining Engineer, Accountant, Auditor, Actuary, Finance Manager, Retail Manager, Statistician, Baker, Hotel/Motel Manager, Cafe Worker, Debt Collector, Property Manager, Butcher, Waiter/Waitress, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Urban/Regional Planner, Kitchenhand, Chef, Elected Government Representative, Event Manager, Quantity Surveyor, Demonstrator, Dietitian, Maitre d’Hotel, Sports Coach/Official, Early Childhood Teacher, Environmental Scientist, Economist, Human Resources Adviser, Energy/Carbon Auditor, Financial Adviser, Food Technologist, Forestry Scientist, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Mortgage Broker, Nanny/Child Carer, Policy Analyst, Real Estate Agent, Secondary School Teacher, Valuer, Epidemiologist