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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECON 101 - Economic Issues

For the student who desires a general knowledge of economics. Applications of economic principles to current social and political problems. ECON 101 cannot be substituted for either ECON 201 or 202. SB-Perspectives on Cultures and Experiences of U.S. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter).

Credits: (5)

General Education Category: SB-Perspectives on Cultures and Experiences of U.S. K2 - Community, Culture, & Citizenship

General Education Pathways: P1 Civic & Community Engagement, P2 Health & Well-being, P4 Social Justice

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Articulate an understanding of basic microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts based on analysis of relevant theories, empirical evidence and current events, as applied to the US economy
  • Explain how economics values diverse economic activities and experiences in the US
  • Analyze local, regional and national institutional frameworks underlying the US economic system and relationships arising from it
  • Describe how economic developments in the US have shaped economic policy on issues such as healthcare, economic inequality, regulation

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