Course: ECON 161. Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
Prerequisites: ECON 160; Qualifying scores on ELM and EPT or equivalent* or exemption, or satisfactory completion of appropriate developmental courses. Introduction to economics as it applies to the national and international economy. Topics that the course covers include differences in standards of living across countries, the monetary system and the determinants of inflation, and the factors causing growth and recessions. Examines the ability of the Federal Reserve and other government policy makers to influence the course of the economy. (Available for General Education, Social Sciences.)
*Effective Fall 2018, the ELM and EPT Exams have been replaced with Multiple Measures Assessment.