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Student Learning Outcomes

ECONOMICS PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of any course in this program, the student will be able to

  • Identify and explain the fundamental economic problem of allocating scarce resources and the role of positive economics in explaining choices.
  • Communicate using basic economic terminology, interpret relevant economic data, and follow and construct fundamental economic arguments.

 

ECONOMICS 120 COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to

  • Apply analytical reasoning and problem solving skills to model cause-and-effect relationships and formulate predictions at the aggregate economic level.
  • Explain the processes through which a market system allocates scarce resources at the aggregate level and analyze the efficiency of and the effects of government policies on the resulting allocation.

ECONOMICS 121 COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to

  • Apply analytical reasoning and problem solving skills to model cause-and-effect relationships and formulate predictions at the individual consumer, firm, and industry levels.
  • Explain the processes through which a market system allocates scarce resources at the individual level and analyze the efficiency of and the effects of government policies on the resulting allocation.