ECON 132 Survey of Economics (3 Hours)
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to explain basic macroeconomic and microeconomic theory, fiscal and monetary policies, the role and significance of international economics and government trade and regulatory policies. In addition, the student should be able to describe the characteristics and consequences of the differing business units in the economy, as well as the functioning of the labor market and how national income is distributed. The course is primarily for students who desire a one-semester, nontechnical overview of the basic components of macroeconomic and microeconomic theory and the functioning of the United States economy. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.