Not too easy. Not too difficult.
The course is a great beginners' rulebook for the theories of Economics. It teaches you how the market mechanism works, and helps you relate to a lot of causes and effects that take place in the real world. The courseload is not too heavy - only assignments that can be done in groups, online quizzes, and a final exam consisting of nothing but multiple choice questions. The professor is approachable and friendly, too, in case you need any help.
Highlights of this course included learning how to relate the theories of economics to real life situations. It gives you a good grasp of the invisible hands of the market and how they play a part in shaping our economy today.
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Advice for students:
Readings are not 100% necessary, if you can follow what the professor teaches at the lectures. That being said, the book is very clear in explaining concepts, so for the chapters you feel you are weak in, refer to the book or go to one of the many TAs!