Jun 19, 2024  
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ECON 130 - Introduction to Economics

This course is an analysis of how individuals, firms, and nations make choices, given their limited resources. It introduces students to the way economists think about the determinants of prices in market economies; the political economy of income, employment, and prices in the aggregate, as well as the role that government plays in the economy. Class activities allow students to apply economic concepts and methodologies to problems and issues such as environmental pollution, health care, and poverty. This course is designed for non-Economics majors. ECON 130 cannot be taken after completing any 200-level economics course.

Credit(s): 3
Course Attribute(s):
  • Social Perspectives course for the Dialogues.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number: MOTR ECON 100 - Introduction to Economics  (For additional information: http://dhe.mo.gov/core42.php)

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