Apr 25, 2019  
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog
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BA 201 - Introduction to Microeconomics

An examination of the market structures of pure competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, and monopoly; analysis of the role of labor and unions; public goods; externalities and the public sector; and discussion of the problems of foreign aid, poverty, pollution, and tax reform. It explores international economics, trade and lending, tariffs, quotas and free trade, international adjustments, and balance of payment problems. Course materials include a video.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 4 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: Final Project

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Discuss current topics in microeconomics.
  • Identify key terms and concepts in economics.
  • Illustrate key concepts and economic theories.
  • Apply the supply and demand principles to real-world situations.
  • Evaluate current economic conditions to predict future outcomes.

Credits: 3

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