ECO Economics

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ECO.101 Introduction to Economics33

This is a survey course designed to expose students to economics, providing a broad introduction to the theory, problems and applications found in daily life from the view of households, business and government. The course is designed for the social science major as well as the student who wants a greater understanding of economic basics, including economic fluctuations. Among the topics to be covered are the concepts of incentives, information, supply and demand, trade and globalization, international economics, money and banking.
Offered: Fall or as Needed
Applicable toward graduation at Sandburg where program structure permits:
Degree or Certificate: AA, AS, AFA, AAS, AGS, and Certificates where applicable.. IAI Course No. S3 900
General Education -- Social Science

ECO.201 Principles of Macro Economics33

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic economic principles and how to think about the economy in terms of the impact of these principles. Topics include: economic systems, demand and supply theory, government and its role, and fiscal and monetary policies. The course is intended for students who plan to pursue a bachelor's degree as well as those who desire a better understanding of the economy. While there is no prerequisite for this course, students are encouraged to complete basic courses in related areas prior to enrollment.
Offered: Fall or Spring
Prerequisites: The appropriate placement exam score or ENG.097 with a,grade of C or better and MAT.083 with a grade of C or better.
Applicable toward graduation at Sandburg where program structure permits:
Degree or Certificate: AA, AS, AFA, AAS, AGS, and Certificates where applicable. IAI Course No. S3 901
General Education -- Social Science

ECO.202 Principles of Micro Economics33

This course focuses on industrial and labor organizations, supply and demand, and profit maximization under varying conditions of competition. Current topics, such as the environment and public policy, are considered. The course is designed for students planning to pursue a bachelor's degree as well as those who desire a better understanding of the economy. While there is no prerequisite for this course, completion of ECO.201 is recommended before enrollment.
Offered: Fall or Spring
Prerequisites: The appropriate placement exam score or ENG.097 with a,grade of C or better and MAT.083 with minimum grade of C or better.
Applicable toward graduation at Sandburg where program structure permits:
Degree or Certificate: AA, AS, AFA, AAS, AGS, and Certificates where applicable. IAI Course No. S3 902
General Education -- Social Science