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Course Number: ECON 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Economics

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Course Description: A survey of basic economic concepts is presented. Topics include supply and demand, consumer behavior, price and output decisions by firms, market structures, factor markets, market failures, and international trade. An emphasis is also given to national income, unemployment, inflation, business cycles, aggregate supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth. This course may also serve as preparation for the Principles of Economics courses, Economics 2301 and Economics 2302. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4506015225



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