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Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EC 101 - Consumer Economics

Credit Hours: 3

An analysis and application of consumer issue principles to the solutions or problems of both individuals and society. To develop attitudes, knowledge and practices which will enable the student to become a more effective buyer in the marketplace.

Fulfills SUNY General Education -- Social Sciences.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • develop an awareness of their economic role as a consumer and an appreciation of the importance of that role both to themselves and to our economy;
  • develop attitudes and knowledge and practices which will enable them to become more effective buyers and sellers in the marketplace;
  • understand the basic economic and financial tools necessary to help them analyze and interpret various consumer economic problems both for the individual and for society as a whole; and
  • understand the tools of personal financial management so that they can have better control of their economic environment.

F/S (C, N, S)