AP Microeconomics SyllabusCourse DescriptionThe course content is designed to help students develop critical-thinking skills through the understanding, application, and analysis of fundamental economic concepts. Students will be expected to apply quantitative and mathematical skills to economics. Also, they will be expected to apply economic logic to a wide variety of real-world and hypothetical situations.The course is very similar to the microeconomics principle courses offered at the college level. This course prepares students for AP Economics Examination on May 15, 2003. The exam consists of 60 multiple-choice questions and 3 free-response questions.Textbook and Supplementary MaterialsRequired Reading:McConnell, Campbell R., and Stanley L. Brue. Microeconomics: Principles, Problems, and Policies.14thed. New York: Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 1998.Suggested Reading:Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Fortune, U.S. News and World ReportSuggested Purchase:Any AP Microeconomics Study GuideCourse EvaluationGrading will involve a number of things.