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Course Description for CIA4U Grade 12 Economics Online Course

Grade 12 Economics (CIA4U) investigates the nature of the competitive global economy and explores how individuals and societies can gain the information they need to make appropriate economic decisions. Students will learn about the principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics, apply economic models and concepts to interpret economic information, assess the validity of statistics, and investigate marketplace dynamics. Students will use economic inquiry and communication skills to analyse current economic issues, make informed judgements, and present their findings. 

Summary of Units and Timelines for Grade 12 Economics CIA4U

Below is the suggested sequence of course unit delivery as well as the recommended number of hours to complete the respective unit. For complete details of targeted expectations within each unit and activity, please see each Unit Overview found in the CIA4U course profile.


Unit Order

Unit Name

Suggested Time

Unit 0


5 hours

Unit 1

Economic Decision Making

25 hours

Unit 2

Economic Stakeholders

25 hours


Mid Semester Point


Unit 3

Self-Interest and Interdependence

25 hours

Unit 4

Economic Institutions and the Work they Do

25 hours


Final Exam

5 hours



Total 110 Hours

Grade 12 Economics-CIA4U

  • Courses are not refundable. You may change your course within 7 days of purchase with no extra charge.

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