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ECN 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: ECN 2201
AGEC: Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: A descriptive analysis of the structure and functioning of the American economy. Emphasis on basic economic institutions and factors that determine general levels of output, employment, income, and prices.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe and define the major concepts in economics and analyze major economic systems.
2. (Evaluation Level) Relate principles and summarize the determinants of supply and demand, and the effect on equilibrium price.
3. (Comprehension Level) Identify and illustrate measures of the national economy, and describe how they are compiled and analyzed.
4. (Analysis Level) Compare and contrast concepts of the aggregate demand and supply curve.
5. (Analysis Level) Examine and distinguish the relationship between money and prices.
6. (Application Level) Illustrate and apply commercial banking procedures and the functions of the Federal Reserve System.
7. (Application Level) Demonstrate, modify, and calculate U.S. fiscal and monetary policy and problems which occur.
8. (Analysis Level) Examine and formulate relationships associated with causes and effects on the economy due to inflation and unemployment.
9. (Analysis Level) State difficulties/ similarities and hypothesize possible solutions related to international trade.
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