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ECON 120: Introduction to Economics (3 credits)

Course Description

A one-semester introduction to economics, which combines the macro and micro perspectives and concentrates on application of basic economic principles to analysis of public policy questions. (3 hours lecture)


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain specific tools for microeconomic analysis (e.g. opportunity cost, trade, markets, supply and demand, elasticity, cost-benefit analysis and externalities).
  • Analyze, assess and predict the outcome of selected social issues (Globalization, Environment, The Family, Personal Finance, etc.) through the application of specific tools for microeconomic analysis (e.g. opportunity cost, trade, markets, supply and demand, elasticity, cost-benefit analysis and externalities).

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page last updated: April 28, 2014

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