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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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  • Wilmington University Equivalency: ECO 101: Economics 1
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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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51 Student Reviews
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by Christina Z. on June 8, 2019
God, this course was hard. A lot of terms. Very difficult to digest if you weren't exposed to them previously.
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by Michael D. on May 28, 2019
Good course, it helped me to better understand macroeconomics.
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by kathy K. on May 21, 2019
The questions in this course are written in a back wards format and are hard to understand what you are actually asking.
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by Ronald B. on May 13, 2019
The tutorials provided in this course do a good job of providing you with the information needed to pass the class and gain a better understanding of Macroeconomics.
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by Matthew M. on April 25, 2019
My final course here at Sophia, and the hardest out of 12. It only took about 1 week (total time actively spent) but you will need to keep your book open all the time. Lastly, the second milestone is easily the hardest. So if you get passed the second one, everything else will be easier (but still challenging). Good luck and I'm off to prepare for graduation. Take Care!
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by Julie F. on April 18, 2019
The information is good, but as others have said. It seems like the test questions are worded in a way to confuse you not help you answer the question correctly. I'm not saying to give me the answer, but some times the wording is convoluted.
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by Courtney M. on April 11, 2019
Pretty interesting. Was happy to see the economic series offered through Sophia!
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by agnar j. on March 8, 2019
This course was more challenging that I anticipated. Again, I really appreciate the courses Sophia is offering as it is helping me achieve a long overdue goal of attaining my Bachelor.

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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: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the course room, and are included in the cost.
  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    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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