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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Corporate College Services, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Macroeconomics (ECON 211)

Location: 
Connecticut, Delaware, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and other approved locations throughout the United States.
Length: 
32 hours (8 weeks).
Dates: 
July 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: examine basic theories of macroeconomics; apply the theories in relevant and meaningful situations; analyze the complex and dynamic nature of the economic market in the changing global economy and discuss how economic decisions are made; and inspect macroeconomic problems in an objective, factual, and logical manner.
Instruction: 
Major topics include: the market system and the private sector; national income accounting; macroeconomic equilibrium; aggregate supply and demand; macroeconomic policy; tradeoffs, expectations, credibility and business cycles; economic growth and development; international trade and finance.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Macroeconomics (6/10) (5/15 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.

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