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University of North Carolina - Charlotte
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Econ 2101 - Principles of Economics-Macro
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Economics 2101 002 Principles of Macroeconomics Spring 2012 Instructor Office Phone John E Connaughton 344B Friday Building Office 704 687 7687 Email jec email uncc edu Faculty Web Page http belkcollegeofbusiness uncc edu jec Office Hours Monday and Wednesday 3 30 4 30 other hours by appointment only Required Texts Rittenberg Libby and Timothy Tregarthen Principles of Macroeconomics Flat World Knowledge 2010 Course Description Principles of Economics Macro Scope and methodology of economics as a social science the measurement of national income the theory of national income determination money and banking monetary and fiscal policy and international economics Course Objectives To gain a fundamental understanding of the workings of the macro economy and to develop a basic understanding of the role that government has in influencing economic activity Along with other course objectives this course will help the student develop problem solving skills skills associated with independent thinking and will address social political and global issues using tools of economic analysis Additionally ECON 2101 is one of the courses that satisfies the social science requirement of the new general education program The course is intended to introduce students to the methods of the social sciences and to the application of these methods for gaining a scientific understanding of the social world Grading Basis and Examination Grades will be based upon five tests and an optional final exam The tests are weighted equally Students can opt to drop their lowest regular exam take the final and apply the grade of the final to the dropped exam Letter grades are assigned as follows A B C D F 90 100 80 89 70 79 60 69 Below 60 Grades are rounded to the nearest whole percentage Special consideration may be given to students who perform especially well on the final Students who arrive late for tests and or the final examination will be permitted to sit the test or exam provided that no student has



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