This course introduces basic concepts of micro- and macroeconomics. Topics include supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, prices and wages, money, interest rates, banking system, unemployment, inflation, taxes, government spending, and international trade. Upon completion, students should be able to explain alternative solutions for economic problems faced by private and government sectors.
Note: In accordance with the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, this course has been approved to satisfy the general education requirement for social/behavioral sciences in A.A., A.S., and A.A.S. degree programs.