Why are some countries rich and other countries poor? Is our national debt a problem? Why can’t we just print a large amount of money to pay off the debt? Macroeconomics takes a “macro” view of economies, studying the big picture. Students will understand GDP, the unemployment rate, inflation, and economic growth. Fiscal and monetary policies are examined. Other topics include aggregate supply and demand, interest rates, and the Federal Reserve.
Rhetoric and Composition (ENGL15) an intensive, rhetorically based experience in reading and writing that will prepare you both to understand the communications that surround you and to succeed in your own communication efforts. Thus, in this course, we will focus specifically on analyzing verbal and visual texts (our reading) as well as on producing such texts (our writing), always in terms of rhetorical principles. ENGL 15 fulfills 3 credits of the writing and speaking requirement for general education.