Course Code:

Credit Hours:

Effective beginning:

001, 002, 700


Course Description:
An introduction to economics and the economy; national income, employment and fiscal policy; money, banking, and monetary policy; problems and controversies in macroeconomics.


Course Details


Peter Matoke

DeEdgra Williams


Required textbooks/ course materials:

McEachern, William A. Macro Econ6: Principles of Macroeconomics-W/Access. 6th ed. Boston: Cengage Learning. 2018. ISBN: 9780357700006 (Cengage Unlimited – ACCESS (1 Semester) by Cengage)


Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

SS-1 Identify behaviors and social trends, using appropriate research methodologies.

SS-2 Identify global influences on social, behavioral, and historical issue.

SS-3 Examine significant historical events.

SS-4 Identify differences and commonalities within diverse cultures.


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment method
  • Deliver a well-developed oral presentation.
  • Examine the macroeconomic issue and topics that pertain to the household, firm, government, and the rest of the world.
  • Contrast the difference in economic vitality among developing and developed country.
  • Discuss the significance of international trade from the global perspective.
  • Develop an understanding of financial literacy and identity theft.

SS-3, SS-4

SS-2, SS-3




Tests, Report/Presentation, Skills Demonstration, Problem Solving, Projects


Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Lecture is primary method of instruction. Students are expected to be attentive and are encouraged to ask questions. Lectures will come primarily from the textbook in formats that may include PowerPoint presentations, white board illustrations, videos, and web-based technologies. Homework assignments are also a requirement. Projects, that vary in content from semester to semester, are also utilized to expand student knowledge and understanding of the course material.

Faculty will avail themselves for office appointments for students to explore their progress in the course, as needed.

Faculty will advise students to use the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE Lab) for academic help when needed.


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