EC200 Prin Econ: Intro, Inst & Phil
Covers six topic areas: basic economic concepts, microeconomics, macroeconomics, the history of economic ideas, international trade and a variety of economic issues. Recommended for students who desire a one term survey course. Recommend: MTH 95. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).
Distance Education: Web Course Information
- From the Instructor:
- EC 200 is a survey course of introductory level Economics. We will study basic topics of both microeconomics and macroeconomics including the model of supply and demand, measures of income distribution, macroeconomic measures of economic activity, the expected impact of government and Federal Reserve policies on those measures. Additionally, we will read about specific economists and how their theories contributed to the field of economics.
- Course Specific Requirements:
- Textbook Essentials of Economics, 8th edition by Bradley Schiller with an access code to McGraw-Hill Connect, the online homework tool, The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times and Ideas of Great Economic Thinkers by Robert Heilbroner. You can purchase both books in the PCC Sylvania bookstore. The Schiller textbook is a custom version of the book and comes with a Connect access code. However, you may also purchase a used copy of the textbook at amazon or half.com. If your book does not come with an access code you can purchase the code separately. Detailed instructions about required materials will be provided the first week of class. Assessments: Graded assignments will include weekly homework and/or quizzes, midterm and final exams, discussion board posts, and written or short essay style assignments based on readings from The Worldly Philosophers. All coursework will be completed online.
- Web Technical Requirements:
- Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
- Students with Disabilities:
- Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
- To register, you need the CRNs (ex. 22398) of your selected classes.
- Please note that for many courses, additional fees may apply.
- To find textbooks, you need the CRN, Campus, Term & Course Number (ex. BA101).
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Instructor: Rhonda L Collier
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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