BUS 201 - Business Economics

This course in economics will provide the fundamental tools in understanding the workings of markets and those participating in markets. Topics from microeconomics include the following: demand functions, production functions, elasticity, advertising, and profitability. Topics from macroeconomics include: macroeconomic statistics; models of aggregates; the workings of the Federal Reserve Bank; monetary policy; fiscal policy. The course will include lectures, group work, economic activities, written assignments, and exams.  Students will learn economic theory, experience economics, translate experience into theory and translate theory into experience.