General Economics for Journalists

5 credits


College of Arts and Science, College of Business

One semester course covering similar material as ECONOM 1014 and ECONOM 1015, but for Journalism majors. Topics include opportunity costs, gains from trade, efficiency and markets, non-competitive markets, game theory, government spending and taxation, economic growth, monetary and fiscal policy, unemployment and inflation, exchange rates. Includes applications for Journalism students. Not open to students who have completed ECONOM 1014, ECONOM 1024, or ECONOM 1051. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Open to majors and pre-majors in Journalism and other students interested in business and economics journalism.