Revised 09/03
 
 

NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
ECO 110 CONSUMER ECONOMICS (3 CR.)




COURSE DESCRIPTION

Fosters understanding of the American economic system and the individual's role as a consumer. Emphasizes application of economic principles to practical problems encountered. Alerts students to opportunities, dangers, and alternatives of consumers. Lecture 3 hours per week.
 

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

The purpose of this course is to provide information to assist the student in applying the principles of economic analysis to practical problems encountered in everyday life.
 

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES

No prerequisites are required. The student is assumed to be literate in English and competent in fundamental arithmetic computation.
 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

A. recognize opportunities, dangers, and alternatives facing him as a consumer
B. apply principles of economic analysis to solving problems encountered in everyday life
 

MAJOR TOPICS TO BE INCLUDED