Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    Apr 10, 2021  
Courses of Study 2020-2021
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AEM 2800 - Hot Economic Issues in the News Today

Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only (no audit).

Prerequisite: ECON 1110 , ECON 1120 . Enrollment limited to: Dyson students. Satisfies CALS written expression requirement and Dyson Grand Challenges writing requirement.

S. Kyle.

This course is a writing in the disciplines course in current economic issues. It is intended as a topical course focusing on selected issues that are important to the national debate. The basic analysis taught in ECON 1110  and ECON 1120  is taken as the point of departure and is used to illuminate these issues.

Outcome 1: Students will be able to explain the structure of a simple model of the macroeconomy.

Outcome 2: Students will be able to use this model to evaluate and analyze issues of contemporary importance.

Outcome 3: Students will be able to access and present data relevant to these issues.

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