BU 204 Syllabus - Course Syllabus p. 1 BU 204:...

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Course Syllabus p. 1 BU 204: Macroeconomics The course syllabus is the core document around which the course is structured. It is named "BU 204 Syllabus.doc" and is located in the DocSharing area. The syllabus includes all of the information contained below. Review this document closely, paying special attention to the following items: Course Description Course Objectives Your Textbook Gradebook Tutoring School of Busines Policies Online Communications Guidelines Kaplan University Policies The instructor may choose to review the syllabus in your first Seminar in Unit 1. Please come prepared with any questions about the syllabus and the course. Course Description This course is an introduction to the principles of macroeconomics. Students will analyze the purpose and functions of national income accounting, the components of Gross Domestic Product, the determinants of long run economic growth, and the causes and costs of inflation and unemployment. Students will be introduced to money, banking, and financial institutions. In addition, this course will cover the economic impacts of fiscal and monetary policies and the differences between short run (Keynesian) and long run (Classical) macroeconomic aspects of the economy. Particular attention will be given to integrating economic principles with the study of “real-world” problems. Course Objectives By the end of this course, you should be able to: Use graphs to interpret economic outcomes 1. Use graphs to interpret economic outcomes 2. Determine how markets allocate resources 3. Analyze the components of Gross Domestic Product 4. Summarize conditions required to promote long term economic growth 5. Analyze the relationship between inflation and unemployment 6. Analyze business cycles 7. Evaluate the role of money in the Macroeconomy Your Textbook Title: Macroeconomics Authors: Paul Krugman and Robin Wells ISBN: 0-7167-52288 About Your Textbook
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Course Syllabus p. 2 Your textbook for this course is a digital version of a print book called an eBook. To read your eBook, make sure you first have the latest version (7.0) of Adobe Reader. If not, you may download it for free at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html . eBook Options The eBook has been divided into chapters. You may save any of the eBook chapters to a location of your choosing. To access the eBook, go to the DocSharing tab within your classroom. NOTE: The page numbers listed for your readings are the page numbers of the textbook, not the page numbers of the PDF document. Gradebook The grading scheme for this course is detailed below. The Kaplan University Grading Scale is also included. Gradebook Unit # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Total Introduction 25 25 Discussion 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 225 Final Exam 300 300 Homework 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 270 Review 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 180 Total 1000 Kaplan University Grading Scale Total Points Letter Grade Percentage Grade Point 930-1000 A 93-100% 4.0 900-929 A- 90-92% 3.7
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BU 204 Syllabus - Course Syllabus p. 1 BU 204:...

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