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San Joaquin Delta College
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Econ 1a - Principles of Macroeconomics
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San Joaquin Delta College Principles of Economics 1A Macro 3units Monday through Thursday 10 30am to 12 40pm Prerequisite Reading Level II June 9 2008 Through July 18 2008 Last Drop No Penalty Date 6 18 2008 Last Drop Date 7 8 2008 Stockton Campus Room Cunningham 119 Instructor Rick Swanson Phone 209 476 9004 Email rswanson deltacollege edu Required Text McConnell Campbell R and Stanley R Brue Economics 17th Edition McGraw Hill Book Co New York 2008 Course Description This course parallels introductory courses in economics in universities and four year colleges and is appropriate for both the A A degree and for transfer units It is recommended for majors in economics business political science or other social sciences Macroeconomics explores economics at an aggregate level The focus is on the functioning and influencing of entire economies rather then individual participants such as households firms and markets This course examines economic issues facing our nation as a whole and emphasizes such subjects as national income accounting business cycles employment theory and the relationships between production employment and income Other topics include fiscal and monetary policy public debt the money supply inflation unemployment economic growth and international trade Learning Outcomes Generally this course will prepare you to do the following 1 Understanding the terminology of economics 2 Understanding the underlying causes of inflation and recession 3 Understanding the business cycle and the application of Keynesian tools to influence the business cycle 4 Understanding the creation of money and interest rate determination Course Policies Attendance Attendance at each class meeting is expected If you know in advance that you will be absent from a class it is your responsibility to notify the instructor prior to the class In all circumstances students are responsible for all materials covered in every class session You are also expected to be on time for all classes



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