ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics
3 Semester Hour Credits
Course Description: This course is the study of the nature, method, and scope of economic analysis regarding the macroeconomic performance of nations and regarding trade and finance between nations. Indicators of a nation's macroeconomic performance include the economic growth rate, the tendency toward inflation, and the level of unemployment. Macroeconomics includes the study of the process of monetary and fiscal policy and each policy's impact on national economic performance.
Schedule: Fall and summer semesters. This course follows the traditional on-campus calendar for beginning and ending dates.
Delivery Method: Online. Students are not expected to come to the campus at any time.
Prerequisite Courses: None.
Instructor: Don Thompson; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Textbook: Book Information through the DCB Bookstore.
Other Materials: None.
Course Objectives: It is expected that students will be able to:
- Comprehend the methodology used in the discipline of economics
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of important concepts in macroeconomics
- Be able to use logical and critical thinking processes to chain together an assumption, a given factual situation, and a conclusion from that situation
- Be able to outline the basic historical facts about the development of economics as a coherent body of thought, including the rule of social and natural factors and events influencing that development
- Assignments are expected to be on time, free of errors, and of college quality.
- Students will participate and remain active throughout the course.
- Students must log in to course at least three times a week.
- Child observations are an essential part of this class (16 hours). Background check must be completed prior to contact with children.
Exams - Policies & Procedures:
- Assignments based on each chapter (some may be graded)
- Tests given for each 2 chapters
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