ECON110: Survey of Economics

11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 02/01/2024

Course Description

A survey of general economic principles and concepts for non-business majors. Presents an overview of theories and applications in microeconomics and macroeconomics. Market economic system is introduced and comparison with other economic systems are provided.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

Rationale

This course provides the student with a basic knowledge of economics and shows him/her how to apply this knowledge to understand micro- as well as macroeconomic issues. The course supports the published Liberty University Philosophy and Mission Aims.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussions (8)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student will be presented with questions from Stapleford’s book. The student is required to answer the questions with at least 1 citation in current APA format. Each Discussion thread must be at least 300 words. The student must also reply to 1 classmate’s thread and the reply must be at least 150 words and include a citation.

The student will be required to answer a set of problems taken from the end-of-chapter problems from Schiller’s book. These assignments will be accessed through the McGraw Hill Connect platform.

After reading the chapters in Schiller’s book, the student will take quizzes from MH Connect with unlimited tries. 

Quizzes (8)

Each quiz will cover the Learn material for the Modules: Weeks in which it is assigned. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 36 multiple-choice questions, and have a 2-hour time limit. The student will have one opportunity to complete each quiz.

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