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Edmonds Community College    
  Jan 17, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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ECON& 202 - Macroeconomics

5.0 Credits
Study of the national economy in terms of aggregate spending, money supply, and foreign trade. Various theories are put forth to explain business cycles in the U.S. and the world economy.
Prerequisite MATH 087 and ENGL& 101 each with a minimum grade of 2.0.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain scarcity and how market forces operate to allocate resources and distribute incomes.
  2. Critique the tools of both fiscal and monetary policies.
  3. Determine the causes of inflation, unemployment, and economic growth.
  4. Assess the impact of government policies on the distribution of income and allocation of resources.
  5. Analyze current events.

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