Class Availability – Spring 2018

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ECON 131: Principles of Economics/Macro

ECON 131 focuses on macroeconomics with emphasis on modern theory of income determination indicating how and why income, production, employment and price levels fluctuate; on the structure of the banking system and its role in the economy; and on public policy questions arising from changes in these aggregates. Emphasis will be placed on writing, problem-solving, critical thinking and abstract reasoning. Student must fulfill one hour of lab work per week.
3.000 Credit hours
45.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Schedule Types: Lecture

Arts & Sciences Division
Social Science Department

Gen. Ed./Focus:
DS – Diversification: Social Sci

ECON 130 Completion
ENG 100 Qualification
MATH 82 or higher Completion


Important Registration and Withdrawal Deadline Information

01/12/2018 Last day to register
01/12/2018 Last day to receive 100% tuition refund
02/01/2018 Last day to receive 50% tuition refund
02/01/2018 Last day to drop (No "W" on transcript)
04/02/2018 Last day to withdraw from class ("W" on transcript)



Prerequisite(s): ECON 130; MATH 82 or higher; qualification for ENG 100.

This ECON 131 section (CRN 33497) is conducted on the Internet. Students must have access to a computer with Internet connection. For additional information please contact the instructor ( Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements and/or email.

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This ECON 131 section (CRN 33497) requires students to complete 15 hours of economics laboratory.


Course Details

Term: Spring 2018
CRN: 33497
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Course Number: 131
Course Title: Principles of Economics/Macro
Instructional Method: Distance – Completely Online
Credits: 3
Gen. Ed/Focus: DS
Grading Options: Standard Letter A-F, Credit/No Credit, or Audit
Instructor: Vicky Chiu-Irion
Course Dates: 01/08-05/11
Meeting Times:
TBA TBA WWW 01/08-05/11

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