Tompkins Cortland Community College

ECON101 - Introduction to Economics

This course is an introduction to macro and microeconomic theory emphasizing economic concepts and principles as tools in clarifying some of the major issues facing contemporary society, e.g., inflation, unemployment, international trade, health care, and the environment. ECON 101 fulfills the SUNY General Education Social Sciences requirement. A student who completes ECON 120 and/or ECON 121 may not use credit earned in this course toward degree requirements. Prerequisites: MATH 090 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.