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Course Description: This course begins with a review of national income concepts including national income accounting. It analyzes fiscal and monetary policy using the ISLM model. The primary course focus is on the critical analysis of fiscal, monetary, new Keynesian, and new classical models and their success in explaining economic stability and the stimulation of economic growth. Pre-requisite: EC141. 3:0:3
Learning Outcomes:Relate course material to current U.S. and world events.
Develop critical thinking skills in economics.
Develop better economic citizens.
Course Assessment: Read all assignments and do well on exams. Ten-page (type-written) paper, to be discussed in class, on a current economic problem.
Grading: Grades are based on the following:
One Exam at 100 points 100
Final comprehensive exam 100
300 total points
Grades will be awarded using the traditional 90/80/70/60/50 percent scale of total points to determine the letter grade.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Below is only an outline of topics and not a detailed reading assignment list. Class discussion, current events, exams, and quizzes will be included in the full session's list os events.
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences
via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate
Catalog Page 100Students are expected to attend all class sessions and to accept responsibilities for all assignments.
Make-up exams must be the responsibility of the student, and will be allowed only when permission
is granted, except extraordinary cases; otherwise, an unexcused missed exam will result in 0.
Missing a class without prior notification is an unexcused absence.
“In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of F”.
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