ECON 102. Economics of the Modern World. 3 Credits.
An introduction to the study of economics that examines economic systems, global interdependence, and provides an orientation to economic concepts. Among the topics included are competitiveness of markets, measures of economic output, structure of the U.S. financial system, and global trade, as well as types of failure within economic systems, social equity and economic justice. Emphasis is placed upon problems, current issues, and the rationale for economic policy.
Fall and Spring.