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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ECO 200
Title Principles and Problems of Economics
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII/Q


This course is an introduction to the basic economic concepts in micro and macroeconomics. Topics analyzed include: scarcity, supply and demand, costs of production, the price mechanism, market structures, national income, money and banking, the public sector, distribution of income and an introduction to alternative economic systems. The influence of political, social, legal, environmental, global, and technological issues are discussed in the process of presenting applications of economic theories. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to Economics majors or Business Administration majors. Division III elective for all other majors.