Description
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
Develops basic concepts and tools of Macroeconomics. Topics include the nature of economic problems; economic concepts; institutional frameworks; supply, demand and the price system; national income accounting; determination of output and employment levels; consumption, saving and investment behaviors; inflation and unemployment; business cycles; monetary and fiscal institutions and theories; economic growth. This course targets a broad-based audience that includes but is not limited to freshmen. The goal of the course is to introduce students to the economic way of thinking and help them gain insight into how the economy works. May be offered in traditional and distance education formats. Prerequisites: None. This course earns three GEPs toward Goal 6 Social Sciences in general education. Three hours lecture per week.
Details
Grading Basis
Graded
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Course Attributes
Meets Social Sci Requirement
GEP Goal 6 - 3 GEP PTS
Offering
Course
ECONOMIC 121
Academic Group
College of Liberal Arts
Academic Organization
Economics
Campus
Bloomsburg Main Campus