ECONĀ 300. Contemporary Economic Issues. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: ECON 203 with a minimum grade of B or ECON 210; ECON 211; and junior standing. Students will learn to think critically about current policy issues using basic economic principles. Communication skills will be developed through presenting, discussing and debating alternative positions in class. Students will work in teams to outline the basic economic incentives and the direct and indirect costs and benefits associated with different policy actions. Through teamwork students will practice leadership skills and methods to manage group dynamics. Topics will vary by semester and may include the economics of discrimination, the environment, health care, cultural arts, education, business ethics, fiscal policy, monetary policy, globalization, inequality and immigration.

Core curriculum

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Undergraduate information

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...Anthropology 3 ECON 101/INTL 102 Introduction to Political Economy 3 HUMS 300 Great Questions...

Communication Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)

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Economics, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) [School of Business]

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...Communication 3 ECON 300 Contemporary Economic Issues 3 ECON 301 Microeconomic Theory 3 ECON 403...