Economics EVP (ECON300e)
0.5 (yearlong course)
New for 2020-2021!
This course is an introduction to economics. It will include topics such as free enterprise, markets, capitalism, communism, socialism, and private property. Students will learn basic economic concepts such as supply, demand, and price determination.
*As part of the EVP program, this course will have a live class requirement once a week at a set time; please see the website for time choices. This live class will include teaching, discussion with classmates from around the world, demonstrations, questions and answers, and other aspects of a live classroom. Students will have weekly due dates and stay on a traditional coursework schedule.
SPRING SEMESTER ONLY
Semester 2: January 25 – June 6
Spring Break: March 29 – April 2
Times: Wednesdays 2:00 pm US Central Time
This basic Introduction to Economics class will introduce you to supply and demand and how they work together to determine prices. You will learn the difference between luxuries and necessities in a world-wide classroom. We will talk about conspicuous consumption and why people spend the way they do. We will explore how different types of economic systems work as we compare and contrast the pros and cons of each. Join us in this relevant and extremely interesting class!
If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.