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ECON 115 - Introduction to Economics

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): BT 113  or WR 115  or designated placement.

Course Description: Surveys the principles of economics, evolution of economic thought, and development of present United States economic structure. Covers concepts of supply and demand, opportunity costs, and history of economic ideas.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Identify complex economic theories, principles and practices through written and oral expression. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#2: Identify the succession of economic concepts that grow in complexity throughout the course.
  • CLO#3: Describe how personal choice and governmental policies enhance efforts in sustainability and environmental protection.

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