College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Learning Outcomes

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  • Be able to apply the market model to explain and predict price changes and economic behavior in individual markets and apply microeconomic theory to specific policy issues.
  • Be able to apply mainstream macroeconomic theory to explain and predict events in the aggregate economy, including roles played by fiscal and monetary policies.  Be able to identify economic issues and problems, gather data needed to evaluate them, and analyze the data to gain insights into economic behavior and formulate possible solutions.
  • Acquire and develop an in-depth understanding of several specialized areas in economics, thereby learning how to apply microeconomic and macroeconomic theory to specific policy issues.
  • Be able to communicate with written and spoken word in the discipline of economics.