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Title:   Principles of Economics (Online)      

Course Number:      EC 0005B   
Room: Online

Course Description:

An introduction to the fundamentals of microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis. Topics covered in microeconomics include 1) how markets determine composition and pricing of outputs and inputs, and 2) the behavior of individual consumers and businesses in response to market forces. Topics covered in macroeconomics include 1) the determinants of economic growth, and 2) the effects of fiscal and monetary policy on unemployment, inflation, and capacity utilization.
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This is an online course that will not meet on campus. Most course activities and interactions will occur asynchronously and online through Tufts Canvas, the university's learning management system. You can take this course from anywhere, as long as you have a reliable internet connection (broadband highly recommended). Online courses are held to the same academic standards as campus-based courses and students can expect high levels of interaction with faculty and classmates.
 
Online courses at Tufts are not self-paced, however they typically offer much more flexibility for students. Typically, course content is organized in a weekly structure, so students will be expected to login and participate regularly. However students can generally set their own schedule within each week as long as assignments and activities are completed on time.
 
All online courses will have regular instructor office hours where students have an opportunity to speak to their teacher, via telephone or web conferencing. Some courses may require a live session(s), where students are expected to login to a web conferencing site at a certain date and time.
 
Some online courses require proctored exams. Students in the area can come to the Medford campus to take these exams at a specific date and time. Students taking the course truly from a distance will need to identify an acceptable proctor and go through Summer Session's proctor verification process.
ea can come to the Medford campus to take these exams at a specific date and time. Students taking the course truly from a distance will need to identify an acceptable proctor and go through Summer Session's proctor verification process.
  

Instructor: Dept. Staff

Offered in: Second session
Class Dates: Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 to Friday, Aug 10, 2018
Day(s): Online           Online Session Times: Online
Credit Value: 4          Call Number:      50189

Audit Enroll Option: No                     
Status: Open

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