2021-2022 Catalog

ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)

3 Credit hours      45 Contact hours

Focuses on the study of the national economy, emphasizing business cycles and long-run growth trends. Explores how macroeconomic performance is measured, including Gross Domestic Product and labor market indicators. Examines the saving-investment relationship and its relationship to Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand. Discusses money and banking, international trade, fiscal and monetary policy. Explores the macroeconomic role of the public sector. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category.


Successful completion of CCR 092 (grade C or higher) or equivalent assessment scores and successful completion of level MAT 120 or higher (grade C or higher) or qualifying assessment scores (Next Generation Accuplacer AR 265+, QA, 240+, AF 235+, Accuplacer EA 60+, ACT Math 19+, SAT MAT 500+). *Note: MAT 121 is necessary for students in some degrees including the AA Business and AA Economics programs. These students should not take MAT 120. Please see an academic advisor if you have any questions.*


This course is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course.