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Principles of Economics

  • Earn 3 transferable credits
  • 100% online and Zoom-free
  • Includes everything you need

Available through dual enrollment at partner high schools


  • College Credits



  • Course

    Welcome to the greatest hits of Economics. From Micro to Macro, this course covers the most important introductory economics lessons with real world examples, including supply & demand, inflation, game theory, climate change, and even crypto. Our hand-picked team of charismatic instructors bring each concept to life in a futuristic new format.

    Note: This course fulfills an Economics requirement for most non-economics majors. If you are planning to major in economics, we recommend Outlier’s Intro to Microeconomics or Intro to Macroeconomics.

  • Brilliant

    Outlier’s groundbreaking approach brings together a stable of 7 of the most passionate, charismatic experts we could find, so you’ll be getting the very best ambassadors to the worlds of micro, macro, and everything in between.

  • How It

    Enjoy cinematic video lessons.

    Enhance your learning with gorgeous interactive textbooks based on evidence-based active learning principles.

    When it is time for exams, open windows are designed to fit around your schedule.

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    Our dedicated Student Success team is available to assist you—and push you—to help you pass with flying colors.

Transferable credits from a top 50 school

Most schools accept credits transferred from University of Pittsburgh

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Traditional course Outlier Principles of Economics


Usually 3-4 credits from your school


3 transferable credits from the University of Pittsburgh


In-person or Zoom


Interactive and 100% online (Zoom-free)


1 per course


7 hand-picked instructors


Specific time and place


On-demand, anywhere


Specific hour


Flexible window

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What you’ll learn

This course covers all the basic principles and latest Economics topics you’ll need for college credit (and then some—see the syllabus for a complete list), plus:

  • The economics of climate change

  • How worried you should really be about inflation

  • Why organic food costs more

  • How to use science to make life’s most important decisions, like whether to eat out or dine in

  • What was really behind the Industrial Revolution?

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