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Course Description:

Discover the broad and general aspects of the economy as a whole in this foundation course and basic economic theories, principles and issues. Includes evaluation of the market system, an overview of the economy and its history and growth, savings and investment dynamics, aggregate demand and supply, public expenditures and deficits, the money and banking system, fiscal and monetary policy and selected current economic issues.

A basic knowledge of algebra is essential to understand economic relationships (functions, identities and equations) depicted in tables or graphs.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Social Sciences.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Lower Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Social Sciences-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Spring 2. Summer. Fall 1. Fall 2.

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