Course Code: ECON102 Course ID: 3726 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
Introduction to Macroeconomics is a survey course that builds on the topics covered and skills developed in ECON101 (Microeconomics) in order to present a complete picture of the economy. Macroeconomics shows how consumers and markets fit into the overall or aggregated economy and provides a framework to assess government policies. Key topics covered will include economic cycles (growth and recession), economic indicators and measures, and interest rates and money supply.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/26/21 - 10/01/21||10/04/21 - 11/28/21||Fall 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
LO1: Discuss the application of macroeconomic theory to business.
LO2: Define Gross Domestic Product and its impact on business.
LO3: Define economic growth and describe the determinants of economic growth.
LO4: Explain the macroeconomic problems faced by business during resources allocation to satisfy societal wants.
LO5: Examine the economic costs of unemployment and inflation and how it influences business.
LO6: Identify the processes, tools, and limitations of fiscal policy.
LO7: Examine the Federal Reserve to stabilize and grow the economy.
LO8: Examine the impact of international trade on domestic producers.
|Quiz 1||3.60 %|
|Quiz 2||3.60 %|
|Quiz 3||3.60 %|
|Quiz 4||3.60 %|
|Quiz 5||3.60 %|
|Week 1: Plagiarism & Introductions||5.56 %|
|Week 1: Discussion1||5.56 %|
|Week 2: Discussion 2||5.56 %|
|Week 3: Discussion 3||5.56 %|
|Week 4: Discussion Post 4||5.56 %|
|Week 5: Discussion 5||5.56 %|
|Week 6: Discussion 6||5.56 %|
|Week 7: Discussion 7||5.56 %|
|Week 8 Discussion Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 4: Assignment 1 - Deficit Spending||16.00 %|
|Week 8: Assignment 2 - Demand-side Policies and the Great Recession of 2008||16.00 %|
|Book Title:||Principles of Macroeconomics, v. 1.0 - E-book links provided inside the classroom|
|Publication Info:||FlatWorld Knowledge|
|Author:||Rittenberg & Tregarthen|
Not current for future courses.