May fulfill Social Science or Math requirement (SOCSCI, MATH)
This course is designed to explore how individuals and groups make decisions on the best use of limited resources. The students will examine economic principles and theory, including a concentration on microeconomics. A wide range of topics demonstrate how individuals make purchasing/pricing decisions, how business firms decide to introduce products to market, and how governments attempt to stabilize the economy to promote economic growth. Projects, problem-finding/solving, collaboration, research and creativity are required for this class; a variety of assessments and projects will be used to measure student understanding and mastery