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ECO 210 - Macroeconomics

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Description: This course includes the study of fundamental principles and policies of a modern economy to include markets and prices, national income accounting, cycles, employment theory and fiscal policy, banking and monetary controls, and the government’s role in economic decisions and growth.

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 032 MAT 100  and RDG 100  with a minimum grade of C.
Course Topics:
  • Opportunity Cost
  • Thinking on the Margin
  • Comparative Advantage / International Trade
  • Supply and Demand / Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand
  • National Income Accounting
  • Labor Market
  • Consumer Price Index
  • Monetary and Fiscal Policies
  • Economic Growth

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Computer with Internet access
  • Word processing software (must be able to save in Word format)
  • Anti-virus software
  • Online component access code required for online sections only.

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A =  90 - 100
B =   80 - 89
C =   70 - 79
D =   60 - 69
F =     0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Construct a marginal analysis of costs and benefits resulting in efficient resource allocation.
  2. Interpret aggregate supply and aggregate demand models.
  3. Examine the determinants of GDP growth and the national income accounting process.
  4. Calculate unemployment and changes in the cost of living.
  5. Dissect international trade models using the theory of comparative advantage.
  6. Compare various fiscal and monetary policy strategies used to promote stability in the business cycle.

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  • Identity Verification
  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

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  • Academic Integrity
  • Add/Drop period
  • Attendance
  • Classroom Conduct
  • Equal Access
  • IT Access
  • Online Behavior
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  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Student Concerns
  • Student Help Services
  • Withdrawals

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