College Bulletin 2023-2024 
    
    Apr 16, 2024  
College Bulletin 2023-2024

ECON 001. Introduction to Economics


Covers the fundamentals of microeconomics and macroeconomics: supply and demand, market structures, income distribution, fiscal and monetary policy in relation to unemployment and inflation, economic growth, and international economic relations. Focuses on the functioning of markets as well as on the rationale for and the design of public policy.

* ECON 001 Enrollment Policy: ECON 001 sections are capped at 30 and enrollment takes place in two stages. In the first stage, online enrollment is capped at 25, and these spaces are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. In the second stage, all Add/Drop requests are handled by the department’s Administrative Assistant, Megan Salladino.  During Add/Drop, students can enroll in the least enrolled section that fits their academic schedule, up to the cap of 30 students per section.
Prerequisite for all further work in economics, with the exception of first-year seminars and ECON 003.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Fall 2023. Staff.
Spring 2024. Staff.
Fall 2024. Staff.
Spring 2025. Staff.
Fall 2025. Staff.
Spring 2026. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Economics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/economics


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