House Bill 2504 Fall 2011 Course Syllabus ECON-2301-01 - Principles of Economics - Macro
Fall 2011 Course Syllabus
ECON-2301-01 - Principles of Economics - Macro
|Instructor||Bryant, Jennifer Christine|
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|Course Description||Emphasizes monetary theory; national income analysis; fluctuation and growth, public finance, international trade and current economic problems.|
|Course Prerequisites||Prerequisite: Basic skills competency in reading and writing.|
|Required Textbooks||McConnell, C, Brue, S, & Flynn, S. (2011). Economics. McGraw-HillIrwin. 19TH Edition ISBN-10 0-07-733772-7, ISBN-13 978-0-07-733772-8|
|Attendance Policy||Regular and punctual attendance is important to the attainment of the educational objectives of this course. Therefore for any absences, you are responsible for any covered content and missed assignments. Please see late work policy.|
|Course Grading Scale||90 - 100 = A 80 - 89 = B 70 - 79 = C 60 - 69 = D Below 59 = F|
|Determination of Final Grade||Exams 40%, Assignments 40%, Participation 20%|
|Final Exam Date||December 7, 2011 - 10:00 AM|
Week 1:Introduction to Macro Economics, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 2:Measuring domestic output and national income, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 3:Economic growth, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 4:Business cycles, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 5:Basic Macro Economic Relations, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 6:The Aggregate Expenditures Model, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 7:Aggregate Demand and Supply, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 8:Fiscal policy, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 9:Money Banking and Financial Institutions, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 10:Money Creation, End Of Chapter Questions Mid Term
Week 11:Interest Rates and monetary policy, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 12:Financial Economics, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 13:Extending The Annalist of Aggregate Supply, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 14:Current issues in Macro Theory and Policy, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 15:International Trade, End Of Chapter Questions
Week 16:Balance of payments, exchange rates, and trade deficits, Final Exam
|Calendar of Lecture Topics and Major Assignment Due Dates||
Week 1:Introduction to Macro Economics
Week 2:Measuring domestic output and national income
Week 3:Economic growth
Week 4:Business cycles
Week 5:Basic Macro Economic Relations
Week 6:The Aggregate Expenditures Model
Week 7:Aggregate Demand and Supply
Week 8:Fiscal policy
Week 9:Money Banking and Financial Institutions Mid Term October 21ST
Week 10:Money Creation
Week 11:Interest Rates and monetary policy
Week 12:Financial Economics
Week 13:Extending The Annalist of Aggregate Supply
Week 14:Current issues in Macro Theory and Policy
Week 15:International Trade
Week 16:Balance of payments, exchange rates, and trade deficits Final Exam September 7TH
|General Education/Core Curriculum Student Learning Outcomes||
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
1. Communicates with appropriate modes of expression to individuals or groups.
2. Demonstrates awareness of cultural differences and similarities
3. Uses critical thinking skills
4. Demonstrates technology literacy
5. Applies mathematical and scientific principles
|Course Student Learning Outcomes||
Student will be able to identify economic terms. (1C)
Student will be able to analyze monetary theory. (5C)
Student will be able to identify and analyze public finance including fluctuation and growth. (3C & 3D)
Student will be able to identify and analyze international trade including current economic problems. (2C & 4B)
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