Brandeis University

    ECON 2A: A Survey of Economics

    Instructor: Mohammed AlMehdar
    Prerequisites: Intended for students who are not Economics majors or minors. May not be taken for credit by students who took ECON 10a in prior years. Concurrent enrollment in ECON 10a not allowed.
    Course Description: This course is a survey of the field of Economics, and is intended for non-majors and minors and other students who plan to only take one course in economics. <br>It will: give you an idea of the range of behaviors that economists investigate, introduce you to the basic tools that we use to analyze economic behavior, and apply these tools to public policy issues. Perhaps most important, this course will introduce you to the “economic way of thinking,” an approach to decision making that applies to personal decisions, to the decisions of businesses, labor unions and other organizations, and to the larger choices that society faces.<br>This course satisfies the School of Social Science distribution requirement and the Quantitative Reasoning component of the General University Requirements.
    Session: Session II
    Day: T, W, Th
    Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Credit Hours: 4 Credits
    Course Format: "Remote Learning" Course for Summer 2022
    Brandeis Graduation Requirement Fulfilled: SS, QR
    Enrollment Limit: 20 students
    Course Classification: Undergraduate Level Course
    Course Tuition: $3,290
    Course Fees: None
    Open to High School Students: No