The modern theory of the determination of the level and rate of growth of income, employment, output, and the price level; discusses alternate fiscal and monetary policies to facilitate full employment and economic growth. 3 undergraduate credit hours
Prerequisites (Must complete BEFORE taking this course):
ECON 102 (Microeconomic Principles)
ECON 103 (Macroeconomic Principles)
MATH 220 or MATH 221 (Calculus 1)
or MATH 234 (Business Calculus) & MATH 125 (Elementary Linear Algebra)
Faculty Teaching the Course:
This course is taught by the below faculty ~ you may click on their name to view their website with additional information. Please check the Course Explorer or Enterprise/Self-Service to see what section they will be teaching (teaching schedules vary by semester).
Professor Rui Zhao
Professor Eric McDermott
Past Course Syllabi:
The following syllabi are from past semesters and should only be used as a guide for the information covered in the course and general structure of the course. The instructors have the right to change the course for upcoming semesters ~ please refer to the syllabus they distribute the first day of class.
ECON 303 Professor Rui Zhao Past SyllabusECON 303 Professor Eric McDermott Past Syllabus
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'A' Section: You must register for one Lecture (AL1) and one Discussion (AD_) at the same time.
'B' Section: Combined Lecture-Discussion (BL1) so only the one section needs to be added.
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