ECON 1010 Macroeconomics

This course is designed to aid in the development of an economically aware citizenry. Discussion and analysis are focused on aggregate economic behavior or the "big picture." Students taking the course can expect to learn how the measures of economic performance, such as GDP, inflation and unemployment, are constructed and how to apply them to evaluate the macroeconomic conditions of an economy. Students will also learn the basic analytical tools of macroeconomics, primarily the aggregate demand and aggregate supply model and its application in the analysis and determination of national income, as well as evaluating the effectiveness of fiscal policy and monetary policy in promoting economic growth and stability. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 0920 or test into MATH 0930 or higher. (3 lect.) SOC


3 credits

Transfer Status

Equivalent to UW.