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Courses

ECON 1011 PSP Economics

Course description

(summer only) This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

This course is designed to prepare students for ECON 1110 and ECON 1120. Students are introduced to the economic way of thinking and to analyzing social problems. The objective of the course is to introduce students to the core principles in microeconomics and macroeconomics. The goal of the course is to improve the level of critical thinking and to improve communication skills. Topics include the explanation and evaluation of how the price system operates in determining what goods are produced, how goods are produced, who receives income, unemployment, inflation, balance of payments, and government deficits.

Credit will appear on transcript, but does not count toward graduation. Counts toward semester’s good standing for students in AAP, ENG, HADM, and HE. Does NOT count toward semester’s good standing for students in CALS, A&S, and ILR.

Prerequisites

PSP students only

Classes

ECON 1011 001-LEC On-campus program: Prefreshman Summer Program

Concepts of Economics

Number:1148
Class dates:June 25-August 7, 2018
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:M-F 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Goldwin Smith Hall G24
Credit:2
Grade:S/U
Instructor:Alexander, A. (awa2)
Max. enroll:30
Restrictions:PSP students only
Notes:Credit will appear on transcript. Does not count toward graduation. Counts toward semester's good standing for students in Colleges of AAP, ENGR, HADM HE. Does NOT count toward semester's good standing for students in Colleges of ALS, AS, ILR.
To enroll:See Prefreshman Summer Program for enrollment information.

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