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ECON202 - Macroeconomics for Business

Course Details

Course Code: ECON202 Course ID: 4471 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Macroeconomics for Business is an overview course that covers how macroeconomics impacts business operations and the strategic management of the organization. An introduction to the principles and tools of macroeconomic analysis is provided. Macroeconomics for Business investigates the main topics of the overall economy including Gross Domestic Product, inflation, unemployment, economic growth, recession, monetary policy and fiscal policy. We use these theories and concepts to examine the role of the government in our economy and how government makes choices.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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.

NameGrade %
Forums 50.00 %
Week 1: Plagiarism & Introductions 6.25 %
Week 1: Forum 1 6.25 %
Week 2: Forum 2 6.25 %
Week 3: Forum 3 6.25 %
Week 4: Forum 4 6.25 %
Week 5: Forum 5 6.25 %
Week 6: Forum 6 6.25 %
Week 7: Forum 7 6.25 %
Research Project 30.00 %
Research Project 1: The National Debt 15.00 %
Research Project 2: Endogenous Verses Exogenous Growth Theories 15.00 %
Quizzes 20.00 %
Quiz 1 4.00 %
Quiz 2 4.00 %
Quiz 3 4.00 %
Quiz 4 4.00 %
Quiz 5 4.00 %
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.