CRC19: Courses

ECON 100 Introduction to Economics

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

This course introduces the purpose, terminology, and basic concepts of economic theory. It examines the fundamental economic problem of scarcity and describes how our society is organized to deal with scarcity. It considers some of the problems (unemployment, inflation, national debt, poverty, crime, pollution, etc.) that economic theory may help explain.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: Understand basic terminology used in Economics. This includes: