Economics --- ECON


Department Homepage: https://inverhills.edu/DegreesAndPrograms/Economics/

 

ECON 1100  Economics For Consumers   3.0 cr
Course Outline for ECON 1100

Introduces students to the information and tools that will enable them to analyze and evaluate alternatives concerning major consumer issues with the goal of increasing personal well-being. Prerequisite: Recommended READ 0093/0094 or placement into READ 1100.

ECON 1105  Principles of Macroeconomics   3.0 cr
Course Outline for ECON 1105

Examines the performance of the U.S. economy in the early 21st century (national income accounting) as measured against historical performance, including an analysis of U.S. economic institutions and government macroeconomic policies. Prerequisite: Recommended READ 0093/0094 or placement into READ 1100.

ECON 1106  Principles of Microeconomics   3.0 cr
Course Outline for ECON 1106

Introduces students to the supply and demand analysis of prices and production under different market structures, the role of government in a market economy, international trade and exchange rates, and income distribution and the pricing of economic resources. Prerequisites: Recommended READ 0093/94 and MATH 0820 or 0840 or higher.