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Macroeconomics

Macroeconomics

Sophia’s Macroeconomics course helps you thoroughly understand the principles of economics related to the economic behaviors on a national and international scale. You learn the role of fiscal and monetary policy, how broad market systems and the business cycle work, as well as analyze the reasons for and against government interventions in the economy. Full Description

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  • 3 semester credits at Thomas Edison State University
  • Thomas Edison State University Equivalency: Macroeconomics (ECO-111)
  • Category: Social Science

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Using problem-based learning and real-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways™ learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.

Sophia's Macroeconomics course helps you thoroughly understand the principles of economics related to the economic behaviors on a national and international scale. You learn the role of fiscal and monetary policy, how broad market systems and the business cycle work, as well as analyze the reasons for and against government interventions in the economy.

In Sophia's Macroeconomics course, you will complete a series of formative and summative assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments and tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Describe macroeconomics
  • Examine the principles of market efficiency
  • Analyze monetary, money, and financial systems
  • Interpret international trade, aggregate demand and supply, and prices and growth

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by Licheng Y. on August 11, 2019
As an international students, I have gained a general understanding about American economic system and financial system by attending this course. I believe the contents will be helpful for me to make good decisions in both personal and professional settings. However I think the language used in some of the questions should be polished a little bit because some questions are difficult to be understood and cause the confusion. Anyway, it is still a GREAT course.
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by Tara C. on August 11, 2019
I’m giving it 5 stars even though it was VERY difficult. Kate’s tutorials are fantastic, combined with the Sophia PDFs and colored pens. This is the 9th and final course I’ve taken with Sophia...what a great way to learn, get credits for it, AND save a tremendous amount of Money!! Thank you!! PS- you know your questions can be unnecessarily tricky, please review that. Took me a total of 20 hours, spread out over 2 weeks.
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by Mike P. on August 5, 2019
While I understood a lot of the concepts in the tutorials - the way questions were asked were difficult to follow and made it more about understanding how the question is asked versus having a question that allowed for the answer to demonstrate the understanding of the concepts
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by adam l. on August 3, 2019
This is my first class at Sophia I am taking one more ECO204. I have been attending Ashford for the past three years and also took online classes at another community college. I think at times the questions are not clear as then can be and feel that some questions can be answered more than one way. I think a review of the questions by a 3rd party would be good for Sophia.
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by Christy A. on July 11, 2019
So hard for me
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by Regina B. on June 26, 2019
great course!!!!!
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by Suryanarayana A. on June 21, 2019
A great course!
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by Sebe D. on June 20, 2019
I am learning a whole lot with Sophia learning. I really enjoyed this Macroeconomics course. I gained new insights about economics and how it impacts human behavior, choices and decision-making.

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    A: You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.
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    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
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