Dec 10, 2023
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.
- 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
- 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.
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:
- Construct a marginal analysis of costs and benefits resulting in efficient resource allocation.
- Interpret aggregate supply and aggregate demand models.
- Examine the determinants of GDP growth and the national income accounting process.
- Calculate unemployment and changes in the cost of living.
- Dissect international trade models using the theory of comparative advantage.
- 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
- Classroom Conduct
- Equal Access
- IT Access
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- Student Help Services
Official Course Syllabus