Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    Mar 03, 2024  
Catalog 2023-2024

ECON& 202 Macro Economics

5 credits


This is an introductory course emphasizing how the markets operate from the big (macro) picture. The course covers measurement of economic performance, national income accounting, aggregate supply and demand, fiscal policy, money creation/Federal Reserve system, monetary policy, inflation and unemployment.

This course meets the Social Science  general education distribution requirement.

Prerequisites: ABED 40  or AHSE 56  (or placement into MATH 87  or AHSE 66  or higher) and ENGL 93  (or placement into ENGL 99  or higher)

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Explain economic policy
  • Apply economic theories to personal and business situations

General Education Distribution Area Outcomes
Students who successfully complete required courses in the Social Science distribution area will be able to:

  • Explain at least one social science theory
  • Analyze social issues and problems in the context of social science

Total Hours: 50 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 50