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Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for ECON 201 at Metropolitan State University in Fall 2017 (Aug - Dec)

While all courses listed as equivalents below are transferable, they are not necessarily equivalent in both directions. The courses below transfer TO the college or university shown above. To see how courses from your home college or university transfer to other participating colleges or universities, you can search Transferology.

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Alexandria Technical and Community College
ECON 1420 - Introduction to Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
This course meets Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) goal areas 5 and 8. This course is a study of the problems related to economic growth, national income, and unemployment in the United States. Prerequisite: College level reading score on a placement test or a minimum grade of "C" in College Prep Reading (READ0900).
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
ECON 2205 - Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
(MnTC Goals 2 and 5) Recommended Skills, Abilities, or Coursework: Algebra This course covers the macroeconomy of the United States. Economic theory and policy are covered including fiscal policy, monetary policy and international trade policy.
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Bemidji State University
ECON 2100 - Macroeconomics and the Business Cycle - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Develops macroeconomic concepts to explore the determination of aggregate output, employment, and the price level in modern mixed economies. The interaction between the financial sector and commodity markets and the potential of monetary and fiscal policy to guide the course of the macro economy are also explored. Prerequisite: ECON 2000 or consent of instructor. Liberal Education Goal Area 5.
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Century College
ECON 1021 - Macroeconomics (Online) - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course is an introduction to macroeconomics. It emphasizes demand and supply theory, fiscal and monetary policy, national income, money and banking. Other topics include international economics, foreign exchange rates, international trade theory, and balance of trade. This course has broad general education applications but is especially appropriate for economics, accounting, and business majors.
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Dakota County Technical College
ECON 1200 - Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course analyzes the interactions between all segments of the economic system. The course will focus on savings and investment, aggregate supply and aggregate demand, the monetary system, unemployment and inflation, and fiscal policy. Additional topics may include the balance of payments and currency exchange rates determination. Meets MnTC Goal 5
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Hennepin Technical College
ECON 2300 - Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
This course focuses on the theories that explain the overall performance of the economy and the government policies that stabilize the economy and promote economic growth. Students will learn the principles of markets, the price system and supply and demand. The course will also cover national income, unemployment, inflation, the role money, the banking system, and the foundations of international trade and finance. (Prereq: Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921) (BP/EP) 3 cr MnTC Goal Area 5 & 8
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Hibbing Community College
ECON 1010 - Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
Macroeconomics examines the market system (supply and demand), the business cycle, inflation, unemployment, classical economics, Keynesian economics, Monetarism, fiscal and monetary policy, the national debt, and international trade, international finance, and developing and transitional economies. Prerequisites: College level reading strongly recommended.
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Inver Hills Community College
ECON 1105 - Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
Examines the performance of the U.S. economy in the early 21st century (national income accounting) as measured against historical performance, including an analysis of U.S. economic institutions and government macroeconomic policies. Prerequisite: Recommended READ 0093/0094 or placement into READ 1100.
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Itasca Community College
ECON 2101 - Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
Global Perspective (08)
This course covers fundamental economic concepts including determination of national income, goals and limitations of fiscal and monetary policy, concepts of supply and demand, business fluctuations, and fiscal and monetary policy. Students will learn how fundamental economic concepts apply both domestically and internationally, and differing economic systems will be contrasted. Current issues regarding business fluctuations, unemployment, inflation, money and the banking industry, and economic growth will be examined and analyzed. This course meets MTC areas 2, 5 and 8. Prerequisite(s): Econ 1101 or consent of instructor
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Lake Superior College
ECON 1150 - Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
This course introduces the student to the study of business cycles, economic growth, and the role of government within the context of market economies. Policy decisions, past and present, and their effects on unemployment and inflation are examined. MTC goal areas: (5) History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences and (8) Global Perspectives. (Prerequisites: MATH0460, or equivalent, or 71 or higher on the Elementary Algebra portion of the CPT; college-level reading and writing) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
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Mesabi Range College
ECON 1557 - Principles of Economics: Macro - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
This course is a study of the economy as a whole, including national income analysis, fiscal policy, money and banking, monetary policy, and international trade.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
ECON 2000 - Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
In this course, economic problems are examined by focusing on national income, employment, inflation, the banking system, monetary and fiscal policy, international trade and growth.
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
ECON 2210 - Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
Meets MNTC Goal Area 2 and 5. This course provides the student with a means to study economic principles as they relate to determinants of national income, national income accounting, business cycles, unemployment, inflation and aggregate expenditures. The course also examines macroeconomic policy and provides information to gain further understanding in the areas of fiscal policy, financial markets, money and banking, monetary policy, international policy and the varying viewpoints that have evolved throughout history, including the Keynesian and Monetarist schools of thought.
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
ECON 204 - Principles of Economics II: Macro - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
An introductory study of national income, fiscal and monetary theory and policy, unemployment and inflation. Prerequisite can be waived with consent of the instructor. MnTC Goal 5.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
ECON 201 - Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Emphasis on forces influencing employment and inflation. Current problems of the economy are stressed along with tools government has to cope with them.
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
ECON 2201 - Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Principles of Macroeconomics studies the overall performance of the United States economy and comparative economic systems from a macroeconomic viewpoint. Principles of Macroeconomics considers the topics of full employment, price stability, and economic growth.
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Normandale Community College
ECON 2202 - Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
Theories that explain the overall performance of the economy. Measurement of national income, unemployment and inflation. Role of money and the banking system. Policies that stabilize the economy and promote economic growth. International trade and finance within the framework of the global economy. Recommended: READ 1106.
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North Hennepin Community College
ECON 1060 - Principles of Economics Macro - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
This course covers mainstream theories, the economy's recent performance, national income and output levels, money and the banking system, inflation and unemployment, fiscal and monetary policies, economic growth, and international trade.
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Ridgewater College
ECON 0207 - Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
This course provides traditional coverage of macroeconomic principles. The course examines society-wide choices for economic growth, methods of macroeconomic measurement, and applies monetary and fiscal tools for influencing macroeconomic policy variables. Macroeconomic theory is applied to current events from a global perspective. Prerequisite: Math 98 or 2 years of high school algebra recommended. MnTC Goals: 5, 8
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Riverland Community College
ECON 2291 - Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
This course introduces the basic principles and methods of economics and then applies them to national income accounts, aggregate supply and demand, business cycles, economic growth and monetary and fiscal policy. There will be a special emphasis on international trade and the global economy. MnTC (Goals 5/SS and 8/GP); (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)
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Rochester Community and Technical College
ECON 2215 - Principles of Economics: Macro - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
Global Perspective (08)
This course provides in-depth understanding of macroeconomic theory and practice. Emphasis is placed on free markets and capitalism. Keynesian theory or aggregate supply and demand are used to explain business fluctuations. Aggregate data collection and use (such as GDP, unemployment, inflation, money supply, and interest rates) are basic concepts. International trade or finance and policy-making at the national and international levels are important issues with perspectives grounded in macroeconomic principles. The real-side and the monetary-side of the economy are presented. College level reading and writing. (Prerequisites: MATH 1113 or MATH 1115). (4 C/4 Hours/Week). MNTC: Goal 5/History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Goal 8/Global Perspectives.
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Saint Paul College
ECON 1720 - Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
Macroeconomics is a social science that studies how our society can achieve economic goals of full employment, price stability, economic growth, and stable balance of trade. In this inquiry, students will be able to demonstrate the effects of trade on a country's economic performance. In addition, economic data is used to measure growth and to compare an economy's growth rates relative to other international growth rates. The United States' fiscal and monetary policies are defined and examined in terms of the effects those policies have on economic performance. Fiscal and monetary policy is also examined in relation to the business cycle. In addition an inquiry is made of the importance and interrelated nature of social institutions in achieving economic goals. (Prerequisite(s): READ 0721 with a grade of "C" or better or appropriate assessment score) (MnTC: Goals 5 & 8) 3C/3/0/0
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South Central College
ECON 110 - Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Macroeconomics is the study of issues that affect whole economies, including economic growth, employment levels, management of the money supply, international trade, and economic instability. The course will examine tools governments can use to stabilize and grow economies, as well as controversies surrounding their use. (Prerequisites: Must have a score of 78 or higher on the Reading portion of the Accuplacer test or completion of READ 0080 and READ 0090 with a grade of C or higher) (MNTC 5, 9: History/Social & Behavioral Science, Ethical & Civic Responsibility)
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Southwest Minnesota State University
ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
National income analysis; determinants of GDP and the level of economic activity; unemployment; inflation and non-inflationary full employment; government spending and taxation; the monetary system and Federal Reserve policy; international trade; and how other economic systems work. This course requires a mathematial background including two years of high school algebra or MATH 060. Sophomore standing is recommended.
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St. Cloud State University
ECON 205 - Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Economic decision-making, market processes, measurement and determination of aggregate prices and employment, money and banking process, fiscal policy, and monetary policy. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM. May be taken before or after 206.
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College
ECON 2320 - Introduction to Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Meets MN Transfer Curriculum Goal Area 5 - History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Macroeconomics is the part of economic analysis that studies the behavior of the economy as a whole. The content includes: economic growth, national income, measurement of economic performance, understanding economic fluctuations, determination of output, price level, inflation, deficits, knowledge of monetary and fiscal policy, and unemployment in the United States. Economic literacy gives people the tools for understanding the nations economic world and how to interpret events that will either directly or indirectly affect them. Nations benefit from having an economically literate population because it improves the public's ability to comprehend and evaluate critical issues. Student Learning Outcomes: * Comprehend the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics. * Examine relationships among economic efficiency, growth and employment. * Contrast and differentiate the laws of supply and demand, and the equilibrium within a market. * Explain characteristics of the market system, international trade, and currency exchange. * Calculate Gross Domestic Product. * Compare the business cycle, unemployment, and inflation. * Distinguish between income-consumption and income-saving relationships. * Interpret the factors that determine aggregate expenditures. * Discuss and analyze fiscal and monetary policies and their role within the business cycle. * Comprehend the functions of money and the money supply.
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Vermilion Community College
ECON 1557 - Principles of Economics: Macro - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Macroeconomics deals with topical areas such as supply and demand, Gross Domestic Product, employment, fiscal policy, the national debt, monetary policy, the Federal Reserve System, business cycles, inflation, recessions, and the allocation of scarce resources.
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Winona State University
ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
National income analysis; aggregate demand-and-supply; money and banking; business cycles, monetary and fiscal policy. Recommended prerequisite: University Studies math requirement. Meets GOAL 5 and GOAL 8.
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