Elements of Economics
Our economics online course provides a survey of economic principles for students planning no further formal study of economics.
- None (Course not available to students in the UND College of Business & Public Administration)
- Online - Self-Paced Enroll Anytime
- EST. time to complete:
- 3 to 9 Months
- $342.16 per credit (no fees)
Why take Elements of Economics online?
The goal of this online course is to give you an understanding of the theories of individual families and businesses and how government policy affects the way they conduct their economic affairs.
The online course will:
- Present an analysis of factors influencing aggregate levels of output, employment and prices
- Introduce you to the U.S. monetary system
- Discuss price determination and resource allocation under competitive and monopolistic conditions
Objectives of the course:
- Review selected economic issues
- Recognize and appreciate economics as a study of human behavior
- Understand and be able to logically apply economic principles to real-world, real-time situations
- Recognize different kinds of economic systems and how they address the questions any economic system must answer
- Recognize the role and functions of government in our economic system.
- Develop an awareness of the global economy
What is required to take this online course?
Colander, David C. Economics. 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2006. ISBN: 978-0-0-7322297-4.
How long will it take to complete the Elements of Economics course?
You have 3 to 9 months from your enrollment date to complete:
- 15 Lessons
- 3 Proctored Exams
Assignments will include quizzes, written assignments, and exams.
How will the Elements of Economics course appear on my transcript?
You may enroll at any time and have up to 9 months to complete your course, or you may be able to complete in as little as 3 months. The credits you earn will be recorded on your transcript in the semester you register. Keep in mind, UND can only verify your enrollment for the semester in which the course is registered and recorded on your transcript.