ECON 201

Macroeconomics (ECON 201)

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Macroeconomics

Credits Contact Hours
3.0 3.0

Course Description

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MATH 101 or MATH 102 or satisfactory test score; concurrent enrollment in ECON 202 not recommended. This course is an introduction to macroeconomic study or the causes of economic behavior at the level of national economic activity, why this level changes over time, and government spending, taxing, and monetary policies which retard or promote economic performance. Further, macroeconomic study looks at the problems of unemployment, inflation/deflation, and other challenges to economic growth on a national level. Students will gain an understanding of concepts and methodology used in macroeconomic analysis, and the necessary conditions for efficiency in free market production and exchange. Taking ECON 202 before ECON 201 is recommended. [Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Alternate Years]

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Day Time Campus Method Building
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020 02:20 PM - 03:50 PM Dowagiac Regular Barbara Wood Building-481
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020 02:20 PM - 03:50 PM Niles Regular Niles Campus-138