Economics

Credits: 3Catalog #10809195

This course introduces basic economic principles to help you better understand the world in which you live. In addition to learning how the U.S. economy works and how it sometimes fails, you will develop a deeper understanding of issues such as why college tuition costs are rising; how wages for workers in your chosen field are determined; whether the minimum wage should be increased; why some people argue for, and others against, an expansion of international trade; how to maximize profits if you someday start your own business; and how federal government and banking system policies affect your life and the overall economy.



Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: Academic Reading 3&4 (73851737) or Workplace Writing (73851739) with a BC or better or COMPASS Reading 51-99 or ACT Reading 13-36.

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last updated: 07:01:23 PM Jul 5 2015

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Fort Atkinson Campus

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Class #30764
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 1 2015 -
Dec 15 2015
6:00 PM-8:50 PM
T
Javadi, Safoora  In Person $403.29Seats Available: 19

 

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Class #11335
Summer 2015-2016 Jun 23 2015 -
Aug 13 2015
1:30 PM-4:20 PM
T R
Sundaram-Stukel, Reka  Telepresence $385.83 Last Date to Enroll: Jun 29 2015

 

Portage Campus

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Class #30742
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 21 2015
11:30 AM-2:15 PM
M
Swift, Christopher M  Telepresence $403.29Seats Available: 11

 

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Class #11337
Summer 2015-2016 Jun 23 2015 -
Aug 13 2015
1:30 PM-4:20 PM
T R
Sundaram-Stukel, Reka  Telepresence $385.83 Last Date to Enroll: Jun 29 2015

 

Reedsburg Campus

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Class #30765
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 21 2015
11:30 AM-2:15 PM
M
Swift, Christopher M  Telepresence $403.29Seats Available: 8

 

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Class #11336
Summer 2015-2016 Jun 23 2015 -
Aug 13 2015
1:30 PM-4:20 PM
T R
Sundaram-Stukel, Reka  Telepresence $385.83 Last Date to Enroll: Jun 29 2015

 

Truax Campus

Catalog/Class # Semester Class Dates Meeting Times Instructor Mode of Instruction Approximate Tuition  

 

  10809195
Class #10307
Summer 2015-2016 Jul 13 2015 -
Aug 19 2015
5:00 PM-8:50 PM
M W
Swift, Christopher M  In Person $417.18Seats Available: 27

 

  10809195
Class #30736
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 14 2015
8:30 AM-9:45 AM
M W
Casal, Maria  In Person $425.40Seats Available: 22

 

  10809195
Class #30737
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 14 2015
1:00 PM-2:15 PM
M W
Yamoah, Afia B  In Person $425.40Seats Available: 20

 

  10809195
Class #30738
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 14 2015
10:30 AM-11:20 AM
M W F
Peck, John E  In Person $425.40Seats Available: 21

 

  10809195
Class #30739
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 1 2015 -
Dec 10 2015
11:30 AM-12:45 PM
T R
Yamoah, Afia B  In Person $425.40Seats Available: 22

 

  10809195
Class #30740
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 1 2015 -
Dec 10 2015
1:00 PM-2:15 PM
T R
Dunbar, Ronald F  In Person $425.40Seats Available: 22

 

  10809195
Class #30741
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 1 2015 -
Dec 8 2015
5:30 PM-8:20 PM
T
Conom, George G  In Person $425.40Seats Available: 22

 

  10809195
Class #30767
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 1 2015 -
Dec 10 2015
10:00 AM-11:15 AM
T R
Yamoah, Afia B  In Person $425.40Seats Available: 26

 

  10809195
Class #30769
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 1 2015 -
Dec 10 2015
8:30 AM-9:45 AM
T R
Dunbar, Ronald F  In Person $425.40Seats Available: 13

 

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Class #30772
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 18 2015
Online Tracey, Jennifer A  Online Course $423.54Seats Available: 0

 

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Class #30773
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 18 2015
Online Tracey, Jennifer A  Online Course $423.54Seats Available: 0

 

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Class #31566
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 18 2015
Online Tracey, Jennifer A  Online Course $423.54Seats Available: 0

 

  10809195
Class #34264
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 14 2015
2:30 PM-3:45 PM
M W
Shaten, Richard J  In Person $425.40Seats Available: 30

 

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Class #10441
Summer 2015-2016 Jun 23 2015 -
Aug 11 2015
5:30 PM-9:30 PM
T
Conom, George G  Accelerated $417.18 Last Date to Enroll: Jun 29 2015

 

Watertown Campus

Catalog/Class # Semester Class Dates Meeting Times Instructor Mode of Instruction Approximate Tuition  

 

  10809195
Class #30768
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 4 2015 -
Dec 18 2015
8:30 AM-11:20 AM
F
Conom, George G  In Person $403.29Seats Available: 16

 

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Class #11338
Summer 2015-2016 Jun 23 2015 -
Aug 13 2015
1:30 PM-4:20 PM
T R
Sundaram-Stukel, Reka  Telepresence $385.83 Last Date to Enroll: Jun 29 2015