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.

Note: Fees for fall classes are not displayed at this time because tuition rates are not yet defined by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board. Rather than provide incorrect information, no fees for fall classes will be displayed until tuition rates are received. It is estimated that fall fees will be displayed later in May 2015. Once fees are available, updated costs will appear in your student financial account.



Enrollment Requirements: Prereq: (Academic Reading 3&4 73851737 with a BC or better, or Workplace Writing 73851739 with a BC or better) OR COMPASS Reading 51-99 or ASSET Reading 33-53 or ACT Reading 13-36.

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last updated: 01:01:19 AM Apr 26 2015

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Fort Atkinson Campus

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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 $385.83Seats Available: 5

 

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Class #30764
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 1 2015 -
Dec 15 2015
6:00 PM-8:50 PM
T
   In Person Seats Available: 24

 

Portage Campus

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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 $385.83Seats Available: 7

 

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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 Seats Available: 12

 

Reedsburg Campus

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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 $385.83Seats Available: 7

 

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Class #30765
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 21 2015
11:30 AM-2:15 PM
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Swift, Christopher M  Telepresence Seats Available: 12

 

Truax Campus

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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: 32

 

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Class #10441
Summer 2015-2016 Jun 23 2015 -
Aug 11 2015
5:30 PM-9:30 PM
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Conom, George G  Accelerated $417.18Seats Available: 11

 

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Class #11034
Summer 2015-2016 Jun 1 2015 -
Jul 9 2015
8:00 AM-9:50 AM
M T W R
Dunbar, Ronald F  In Person $417.18Seats Available: 24

 

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Class #11035
Summer 2015-2016 Jun 2 2015 -
Jul 9 2015
5:00 PM-8:50 PM
T R
Yamoah, Afia B  In Person $417.18Seats Available: 34

 

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Class #30736
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 14 2015
8:30 AM-9:45 AM
M W
   In Person Seats Available: 29

 

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Class #30737
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 14 2015
1:00 PM-2:15 PM
M W
Yamoah, Afia B  In Person Seats Available: 28

 

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Class #30738
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 14 2015
10:30 AM-11:20 AM
M W F
   In Person Seats Available: 26

 

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Class #30739
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 1 2015 -
Dec 10 2015
11:30 AM-12:45 PM
T R
Yamoah, Afia B  In Person Seats Available: 28

 

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Class #30740
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 1 2015 -
Dec 10 2015
1:00 PM-2:15 PM
T R
Dunbar, Ronald F  In Person Seats Available: 26

 

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Class #30741
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 1 2015 -
Dec 8 2015
5:30 PM-8:20 PM
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   In Person Seats Available: 28

 

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Class #30767
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 1 2015 -
Dec 10 2015
10:00 AM-11:15 AM
T R
Yamoah, Afia B  In Person Seats Available: 29

 

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Class #30769
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 1 2015 -
Dec 10 2015
8:30 AM-9:45 AM
T R
Dunbar, Ronald F  In Person Seats Available: 20

 

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

 

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Class #30773
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 18 2015
Online Tracey, Jennifer A  Online Course Seats Available: 1

 

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Class #31566
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 18 2015
Online Tracey, Jennifer A  Online Course Seats Available: 19

 

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

 

Watertown Campus

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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 $385.83Seats Available: 5

 

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Class #30768
Fall 2015-2016 Sep 4 2015 -
Dec 18 2015
8:30 AM-11:20 AM
F
   In Person Seats Available: 19