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ECON 130: Principles of Economics (Microeconomics) (3 credits)

Course Description

Study of how individuals make decisions which affect their income and wealth; how firms make decisions which affect profits and production. Relationship to demand, supply and prices of goods, and natural resources. (3 hours lecture)

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Translate important microeconomic 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.
  • Explain the basic underpinnings of consumer and producer behavior. Skills needed to achieve this outcome: Research skills, Writing skills, Ability to formulate a hypothesis, and Ability to use the scientific method.

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