2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
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ECON& 202 - Macroeconomics

5.0 Credits
Study of the national economy in terms of aggregate spending, money supply, and foreign trade. Various theories are put forth to explain business cycles in the U.S. and the world economy. Prerequisite
MATH 087 and ENGL& 101 with a minimum grade of 2.0. Corequisite

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain scarcity and how market forces operate to allocate resources and distribute incomes.
  2. Critique the tools of both fiscal and monetary policies.
  3. Determine the causes of inflation, unemployment, and economic growth.
  4. Assess the impact of government policies on the distribution of income and allocation of resources.
  5. Analyze current events.

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