ECO-1020 Introduction to Economics

3 credits

Prerequisite: None.

Not open to those taking other college-level economics.

A survey, this course examines economic behavior and economic systems in society and provides a broad view of major schools of economic thought and of economic dimensions of public issues. Students become acquainted with consumer and business activities and their role in the functioning of the economy. Skills of effective writing, basic calculation and critical reasoning also receive attention. Meets Part II.D. of the GECC. (Shared course in VSC)