Course description

This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

This course is designed to prepare students for ECON 1110 and ECON 1120. Students are introduced to the economic way of thinking and to analyzing social problems. The objective of the course is to introduce students to the core principles in microeconomics and macroeconomics. The goal of the course is to improve the level of critical thinking and to improve communication skills. Topics include the explanation and evaluation of how the price system operates in determining what goods are produced, how goods are produced, who receives income, unemployment, inflation, balance of payments, and government deficits.

Credit will appear on transcript, but does not count toward graduation. Counts toward semester’s good standing for students in AAP, ENG, HADM, and HE. Does NOT count toward semester’s good standing for students in CALS, A&S, and ILR.

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Previously offered classes

Summer 2022: Ithaca campus

Albert W. Alexander
Albert W. Alexander
Lecturer
Section ID:ECON 1011 001-LEC
Number:1434
Topic:Concepts of Economics
Program:Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars Program
Session:Summer 6-week
Class dates:June 21-July 29, 2022
Final exam/project due:Monday August 01, 8:30 AM - 11 AM / Goldwin Smith Hall G24 (see Final exams)
Time / room:M-F 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM / Goldwin Smith Hall G24
Mode of instruction:In person
Credit:2
Grade:S/U
Instructor:Alexander, A. (awa2)
Max. enroll:30
Restrictions:Intended for students participating in the Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars Program.
Notes:Credit will appear on transcript. Does not count toward graduation. Counts toward semester's good standing for students in Colleges of AAP, ENGR, HADM HE. Does NOT count toward semester's good standing for students in Colleges of ALS, AS, ILR.
To enroll:See Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars Program for enrollment information.