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ECON 106 - Economics of Contemporary Issues

Unit(s): 3.0

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

The course is an introductory course designed for students interested in exploring how the tools of economics are used to analyze and debate critical issues facing society today. Economics will be applied to issues such as: health care, trade deficits, social security, crime, pollution, alternative energy, income inequality, global development, housing and homelessness, and immigration.

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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
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