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ECON 131: Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics) (3 credits)

Course Description

Study of the economic forces which determine a countrys income, employment, and prices. Roles of consumers, businesses, banks, and governments are explored. (3 hours lecture)

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Translate important macroeconomic terms and theories into various forms. Skills needed to achieve this outcome: Writing ability, ability to translate economic terms into their own words and mathematical ability, ability to translate and interpret economic theories in a two dimensional graphical space.
  • Identify, explore and analyze macroeconomic concepts using economic analysis and research skills. Skills needed to achieve this outcome: Research skills, Writing skills, Ability to formulate a thesis statement, Ability to back up arguments using published research and to cite that research appropriately.

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