General Economics for Journalists

5 credits


College of Arts and Science, College of Business

One semester course covering principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics designed for Journalism majors and students interested in journalism. 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. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Open to majors and pre-majors in Journalism and other students interested in business and economics journalism.