This section is a Distance Learning course taught using Blackboard via the Internet. Students must have regular access to a computer and the Internet to successfully complete this course. There will be two distance learning orientation sessions - one from 5-6 pm in room 100 on (Wednesday) January 8, 2014 at the Historic Triangle Campus and the second held on (Thursday) January 9, 2014, from 5-6pm in the Mary Christian Auditorium on the Hampton Campus. If you cannot attend one of the orientation sessions, there is an online orientation located at: http://www.tncc.edu/blackboard/orientation.htm. Please contact the instructor for more details: http://tncc.edu/directory.
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 and competency in Math Essentials units 1-3 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests or equivalent. Presents a broad overview of economic theory, history, development, and application. Introduces terms, definitions, policies, and philosophies of market economics. Provides some comparison with other economic systems. Includes some degree of exposure to microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts. Lecture 3 hours per week.