International Economics – ECON 630
CG • Section 8WK • 07/01/2018 to 12/31/2199 • Modified 07/28/2020
This course provides students with an understanding of economics from a global perspective. Concepts analyzed include the theory of international trade, trade policy, foreign exchange markets, and macro policies for open economics.
In today’s hypercompetitive global economy; the economics associated with international trade are more important than ever before. Successful business people and economists study the structure>conduct>performance of economic activity between different countries, such as the determinants of exchange rates, the impact of tariff and non-tariff barriers, and incentives for and against protectionist behavior.
Measurable Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand key international economic concepts.
- Analyze the impact of international economic events and activities on domestic and global business decisions.
- Evaluate the potential impact of government economic policy on global economies.
- Approach international economic theory from a biblical perspective.
Textbook readings and lecture presentations/notes
Course Requirements Checklist
After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.
Discussion Board Forums (3)
Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to create a thread in response to the provided prompt for each forum. Each thread must be at least 500 words, demonstrate course-related knowledge, and include at least 4 scholarly citations in current APA format. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 1 classmate’s thread. Each reply must be at least 300 words and incorporate at least 3 scholarly citations in current APA format.
The student will complete Learn Smart assignments each module/week that correspond with the textbook readings for the assigned module/week.