The objective of this course is to obtain a basic understanding of calculus– the mathematical technique most frequently used in business and economics.
The goal of this course is for the student to acquire an understanding of the economy from both a microeconomic and macroeconomic perspective. This knowledge will enable the student to make effective business decisions in the workplace. With regard to microeconomics, we will discuss the basic principles of economics, supply and demand, price elasticity of demand, perfect competition, and monopoly. With regard to macroeconomics we will discuss how to measure aggregate economic activity, money, and briefly analyze fiscal and monetary policies.