Macro Economics
This course provides an introduction to basic economic principles with applications to current economic problems affecting the overall performance of a nation’s economy. The course begins with an analysis of the role of markets and prices in an economy. Topics include the causes and consequences of unemployment, inflation, and economic growth; the role of money and banking in the economy; the role of government taxing and spending policies to correct market failure and stabilize the economy; the implications of budget deficits and the national debt; and the implications of an increasingly global economy. This course is designed to meet the need for college transfer credit.
Grading Basis
Course Attributes
This course satisfies LAT Req
Social Science
ECON 20809211
Academic Group
College Parallel
Academic Organization
School of Arts & Sciences
Enrollment Requirements
(NexGen Read 249+ or ACCP Read 65+ or ACT Read 15+ or Comms for Sector or Acad Read5/6) and (NexGen Arith 237+ or ACCP Arith 46+ or ACT Math 15+ or Math for Sector or Basic Alg).Coursework requires a BC or higher OR higher math course with a C or higher.
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer