Courses Catalogue

Introduction To Macroeconomics

COURSE CODE: ECO 1201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Business Administration (Finance & Banking)
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE TITLE:              INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS   

CODE:                            ECO1201    

HOURS TAUGHT:           3 Hours Per week

PREREQUISITES:          None

PURPOSE OF COURSE

This course exposes students to the concepts and theories of macroeconomic that will help them understand the general functioning of the economy and build a foundation for other branches of economics. It gives a firm introduction to the study of the economy as a whole

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course unit, students should be able to:

  • Explain  the basic concepts and theories of macroeconomics
  • Discuss  how the major macroeconomic variables influence the economic growth and development of nations
  • Describe the macroeconomics to the challenge of economic growth and development of their country.
  • Explain macroeconomics techniques that can be used to analyze and appreciate the level at which our countries are in terms of economic growth and development.