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ECON 101 - Principles of Macroeconomics

Unit(s): 3.00

Prerequisite: Appropriate placement (based on high school GPA and/or other measures) or MATH 050 or MATH 050D or MATH 053
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (*credit limit), CSU(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: ECON 101 or ECON 101H)

This introductory course has students learn to analyze and describe the performance and policies of national economic systems, with particular emphasis on the U.S. economy. The course is intended for economics or business majors and also satisfies General Education (GE) requirements. Topics include production possibilities and tradeoffs; comparative economic systems; the functions of government; national income and employment; business cycles; money and banking; monetary and fiscal policy; comparative advantage and trade policy; economic growth and stability; and income distribution and poverty.

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