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Introduction to Economics

ECON 101
Spring 2012
Section: 01  
Certificates: International Relations

A general introduction to economic analysis and its applications for public policy, the course examines the forces of supply and demand in competitive markets. How and why do markets fail in certain contexts? How do firms really operate; is it profits for shareholders or CEO pay that they seek to maximize? What are the causes of and remedies for unemployment and inflation? This course serves as a general introduction to micro- and macroeconomics for students who are not considering majoring in economics, and it satisfies the prerequisite for economics courses at the 200 level.

Essential Capabilities: Effective Citizenship, Quantitative Reasoning
Analysis of current policy issues; use of algebra and graphs
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Polit Econ)(CGST-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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