Instructed by Thomas Cook, 5 credits.
Course Description This is your opportunity to explore controversial domestic and international issues from the viewpoint of economics. You will learn basic principles of economics related to the issues shown on the outline. Economics 100 has no prerequisites, is fully transferable and welcomes all students with different abilities to enrich the classroom. This course is used may be used for the various degrees. Goals and Objectives Economics 100 is a survey course. Most entering students have little exposure to economics, but understand the necessity of learning the subject. Therefore, our goals and objectives are to: 1) Understand what economics is about, and to learn that economics is exciting and covers a wide variety of social issues. 2) Become familiar with five important topics which include a)the economic way of thinking, b)how markets work, c)income distribution, d)public sector problems, and e)the dynamic economy. 3) Learn basic economic principles, models and terminology useful to well-educated citizens.