This course presents the philosophy and principles of economic concepts. It consists of a study of the nature and method of economics; opportunity cost; business organization, supply and demand; the market system and competitive enterprise; money, banking and monetary policy; resource allocation; and international economics. This course is designed to cross subject area lines when appropriate in order to give the student a broad view of concepts under investigation. This is a weighted course. Students will be expected to complete assignments outside of class time on a regular basis. Students will be expected to complete projects that must include the elements of research, exploration and evaluation. All students in this course are expected to read extensively, think critically and write lucidly.
Credits: 1.0 (0.5 per semester)
Estimated Completion Time: 2 semesters/18-36 weeks
State Course Number: 156630