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Economics

ECON 1100 -- Introduction to the American Economy,   3 credits Search Current Course Schedule
Common Course Outline
(Meets MnTC Goal 2 and 5)

Introduction to the American Economy is an overview of consumer, business, and government action in the United States economy. Both theory and current issues are covered.


ECON 1189 -- Topics:,   Search Current Course Schedule
Common Course Outline
This course has been developed as a potential permanent course. The course must follow all the same policies and procedures related to curriculum outlined by the college. It does not duplicate existing course offerings. Refer to course notes for specific course description.


ECON 2205 -- Principles of Macroeconomics,   3 credits Search Current Course Schedule
Common Course Outline
(Meets MnTC Goal 2 and 5)

Recommended Skills, Abilities, or Coursework: Algebra

Course studies the macroeconomy of the United States. Economic theory and policy are covered including fiscal policy, monetary policy and international trade policy.


ECON 2206 -- Principles of Microeconomics,   3 credits Search Current Course Schedule
Common Course Outline
(Meets MnTC Goal 2 and 5)

Recommended Skills, Abilities, or Coursework: Algebra

Course in microeconomics. The course covers basic pricing theory as it applies to product and factor markets.


ECON 2299 -- Independent Study,   Search Current Course Schedule
Common Course Outline
Independent Study allows a student to earn credit while participating in a supervised learning experience in a community-based or work setting. Students must have successfully completed two courses in the discipline in which they want to undertake independent study. Forms are available in the Educational Services Office. All arrangements must be made prior to registration for the semester in which the project is scheduled and must be approved by the appropriate Dean of Educational Services. In addition, a project outline must be approved by the instructor who will supervise the student's work.


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