Prerequisite: ENGL 101; Appropriate placement (based on high school GPA and/or other measures) or MATH 070 or MATH 070D or MATH 073
Advisory: 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. This course is intended for students who meet Honors Program requirements.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921