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Economics
Course Code
ECON 1000  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Consumer Economics 
Description This course examines the role of the consumer in the U.S. economy and the basic process of decision-making in relation to spending on the major consumer items. The course will also examine the role of industry, government, and protective agencies in relation to the consumer. Topics covered will include: budgeting, credit, food, clothing, housing, transportation, taxes, advertising, fraud, protective agencies and current problems. 
MnTC Goal 5| Goal 9 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 0200 or placement score into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.



Course Code
ECON 1200  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Foundations of Economics 
Description This introductory course empowers you to make sense of your economic world. Through class discussion, group projects, or writing assignments, you will refine economic life skills and explore socioeconomic issues. You will discover the secrets of consumer psychology, the mechanics of financial decisions and the art of budgeting for life. You will use simple but powerful tools to analyze how markets work, when they work well and when they fail. You will examine the United States economy, financial markets, government policies and international relations.  
MnTC Goal 5| Goal 8 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 and faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.



Course Code
ECON 2000  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Principles of Macroeconomics 
Description In this course, economic problems are examined by focusing on national income, employment, inflation, the banking system, monetary and fiscal policy, international trade and growth. 
MnTC Goal 5| Goal 8 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 0200 or placement score into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052. It is highly recommended that students complete MATH 0060.



Course Code
ECON 2200  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Principles of Microeconomics 
Description The economic problem is examined by focusing on demand, supply, prices, elasticity, the firm and its costs, market structure and government. 
MnTC Goal 5| Goal 8 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 0200 or placement score into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052. It is highly recommended that students complete MATH 0060.