Principles of Economics (Intensive)

ECN 1050 8 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Combines the content of ECN 1001 and ECN 1002. Introduces macroeconomics and microeconomics. Macroeconomics, the study of the economy as a whole, applies basic principles to whole economic systems and the relationships among sectors of the economy. Topics include unemployment, inflation, national income and employment theory, government expenditures and taxation, the role of the banking system, the Federal Reserve System, and supply-side policies. Microeconomics centers on individual areas of activity such as a firm, product, or consumer. Applies basic principles to current economic problems. Explores the role of a market pricing system, supply and demand, the costs of production, profits and the supply decision, competitive markets, monopoly, oligopoly, factor markets, and income distribution. Applies economic principles to selected problem areas, including poverty, pollution, and international trade.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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