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ECON 200
Survey of Economics


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Emphasis is given to application of economic principles and concepts in solving economic problems encountered by individuals at the firm or household level up to the national level. College transfer students are encouraged to take ECON& 201 and ECON& 202.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Apply specialized terms and vocabulary in common usage in economics and business.
  • Summarize the theories of economic systems as developed by famous economists.
  • Explain microeconomic and macroeconomic principles and concepts such as GNP, supply, demand and trade.
  • Graph and describe the economic relationships of markets, production functions, costs, revenues, national output determination, and production possibilities.
  • Apply economic analysis to national issues and personal financial decisions.

  • Course Topics
  • The Study of Economics
  • Economic Systems
  • Demand and Supply: Price Determination in Competitive Markets
  • Market Failure
  • Measuring Aggregate Performance
  • Aggregate Demand and Supply: The Model of the Self-Correcting Economy
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Money, Banking and Monetary Policy
  • International Trade

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ECON 200
    Fall 2014
    5755
    Sam Barker
    ECON 200
    Fall 2013
    5755
    Sam Barker
    ECON 200
    Summer 2013
    5755
    Sam Barker
    ECON 200
    Winter 2013
    1639
    Debora Frazier
    ECON 200
    Winter 2013
    5755
    Sam Barker


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.