Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: ECO                                     Course Number: 101                                    
Course Title: Principles of Economics
Subject: Economics
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course is a guide to economic literacy and the global economy in the 21st century. Topics covered include how markets work, including consumer behavior, economic cost analysis, and determination of prices; market structures and their impact on business behavior; the relationships among labor, business, and government; business cycles; money creation and the banking system; economic stabilization policies, including deficit financing and taxation; international trade, and prospects for sustainable development. Alternative theoretical perspectives are introduced. Examples are drawn from the global economy.

General Education:
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Social Sciences

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: