Feb 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog
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BA 202 - Introduction to Macroeconomics

Gives an understanding of how the United States allocates resources and produces, distributes, and consumes its goods and services. The student learns to analyze current economic events. Topics include the national income accounts, aggregate supply and demand, aggregate income, employment, inflation, determinants of consumption and investments, the role of money and the federal reserve, and monetary and fiscal policies. Course materials include a video.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: Varied Throughout the Term

Interactivity: Discussion Forums

Final Assessment: Final Paper

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

  • Examine current topics in Macroeconomics.
  • Compare key terms and concepts in economics.
  • Demonstrate key concepts and economic theories.
  • Apply key concepts and principles to real world situations. 

Credits: 3

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