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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

  • Accepted for Credit Transfer by Rasmussen
  • 4 quarter credits at Rasmussen
  • Rasmussen Equivalency: Lower Division: General Education - Social Science

Category: Social Science

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Macroeconomics

Course Description
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. 

Assessments & Grading

This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 9 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 4 Milestone assessments (these are like tests) with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • 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

Sophia's Many Ways™
This course provides you access to Sophia's Many Ways™ learning model. This model provides you with various instructional styles for each learning objective. With this unique model, you can find a method that appeals to your individual learning preference.

Reviews

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by Genny G. on October 19, 2020
very informative!!
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by Myles M. on October 19, 2020
Good course, very challenging tests
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by Katherine T. on October 19, 2020
Wow, this was so challenging! I recommend taking your time to breathe through this course. You'll need it. But I love a good challenge, so I thought it was awesome.
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by Pebbles B. on October 19, 2020
i rated 3 stars because i really learned alot of information, but on the down side the wording of questions and information was hard to answer. Although it only took me 2 days to complete so i guess it's ok.
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by ALICIA M. on October 19, 2020
Tons of useful, interesting and real life information provided throughout course. I love being able to go at my own pace. I can review several times at any time of the day or night! Thanks Sophia!
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by Takiyah D. on October 19, 2020
Without already taking Microeconomics, I don't think I would've done as well. But, I love economics and this is a very informative course.
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by SAMSON A. on October 18, 2020
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by Amaechi M. on October 18, 2020
The course was extremely challenges, however the tutorials and examples help to explain the material. The practice milestones are excellent in preparing you for the final milestones. Make sure you take good notes and use CTRL+F often.

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    Any work you complete in the Free Trial is saved, so if you decide to register, you do not need to repeat it. Of course, we also let you reset it and start over if you wish.

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  • Q: When do the courses start and how long do I have to complete a course?

    A: You choose your own course start date and have 60 days from your chosen start date to complete each course. Sophia courses are self-paced, so many students complete a course in less 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 courseroom, and are included as part of a Sophia membership.

  • Q: How am I graded in the course?

    A: Sophia courses are graded on a pass/fail basis, with 70% overall required to pass the course. Your score is based upon points earned in the formative assessments ("Challenges"), summative assessments ("Milestones"), and if applicable, the authentic assessments ("Touchstones"). Currently, our Foundations of English Composition, English Composition I, and Public Speaking courses contain Touchstones.

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  • Q: Are the tests proctored?

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  • Q: I'm taking a course where I have to submit Touchstones. How long does it take for my Touchstone to be graded once it's submitted?

    A: We provide our faculty graders with up to 7 business days to grade a Touchstone. The actual time may vary based on volume and grader capacity.

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