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Free Enterprise (#661)


Textbook:  

Prentice Hall Economics: Principles in Action, published by Pearson – Prentice Hall, 2007. ISBN: 0-13-133483-2

Course Description:

Free Enterprise, as defined by the United States Department of State, is an economic system characterized by private ownership of property and productive resources, the profit motive to stimulate production, competition to ensure efficiency, and the forces of supply and demand to direct the production and distribution of goods and services.  In this course, the student will learn about our economic system as well as other global economic systems.  They will study how the markets work with supply and demand, types of businesses, the money and banking system, measures of economic performance and taxes and government spending.

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Please be informed that most of the courses being offered at this time are the same courses that the Independent and Distance Learning Department at LSU was offering. While they are the same courses, they are not being offered by Louisiana State University.  There is no affiliation between Louisiana High School Correspondence Courses, LLC and LSU. These courses will be administered and graded by LHSCC.