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2021 Spring Main
10809195.06/Academic Offering/0271 - Economics | Credits 3.00
This course is designed to give an overview of how a market-oriented economic system operates, and it surveys the factors which influence national economic policy. Basic concepts and analyses are illustrated by reference to a variety of contemporary problems and public policy issues. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues.

Note 1: This is an online class. Prior to the first week of class, your instructor will send an email to your 'Western' email account with more information regarding the class. Learn more about Western's online learning resources at

Note 5: Please note that the delivery method for Spring courses may change as the COVID-19 situation unfolds. Our goal is to ensure that teaching and learning happens in a safe environment. We will communicate updates as quickly as possible.

Delivery Method                Online

Registration Type Traditional
Fees N/A
Instructors Reed, David W
Duration 1/11/2021 - 4/23/2021
Prerequisites ACCU / Reading <70.00> or RDGT / Reading <100.00> or 77858762.13 / Academic Offering <min grade = C, min credit = 3.00> or ACCOMP / Reading <70.00> or ACNXGN / Reading <250.00> or 10838105.21 / Academic Offering <min grade = C, min credit = 3.00> or ( 78858769.18 / Academic Offering <min grade = C, min credit = 1.00, can be taken concurrently> and ACNXGN / Reading <237.00> ) or RDGT2 / Reading <100.00>
Corequisites N/A
Credit Types Audit Credit Exam/Work Experience Pass/Fail Transfer
Class 30 Seats | 0 Remaining

Primary population and other student populations allowed to register for this course:
 Primary Population# Others Allowed# Others Registered
Campus  Western Technical College300
Program  Credit00
College  General Education3030
Department  809-Social Science3030
Population  Associate Degree3030