ECON 131 : Principles of Macroeconomics

Examination of the forces determining levels of and changes in national income, employment and the price level, including the role of government through its fiscal and monetary policies.

Course Outcomes

  • Translate important macroeconomic terms and theories into various forms. Skills needed to achieve this outcome: Writing ability, ability to translate economic terms into their own words. Mathematical ability, ability to translate and interpret economic theories in a two dimensional graphical space.
  • Identify, explore and analyze macroeconomic concepts using economic analysis and research skills. Skills needed to achieve this outcome: Research skills, Writing skills, Ability to formulate a thesis statement, Ability to backup arguments using published research and to cite that research appropriately.

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