Principles of Economics

Course Number
LSOC-225
Description

This course presents frameworks to better understand businesses, markets, finance, as well as both the economy and history in general. Relevant examples are drawn heavily from the music industry. In addition to the course surveying basic principles, students will learn answers to questions such as: Why are housing rental costs so high? What causes financial crises? What strategies can a band use to become more profitable? Note for MBUS majors: this course fills the social science requirement for degree students, in addition to being a requirement for the major.

Credits
3
Prerequisites
Passing score on the General Math Exam, LMSC-130, or completion of college level precalculus or higher; and LENG-111
Required Of
MBUS majors
Electable By
All
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location
Boston
Valencia
Department
LART
Course Chair
Marcela Castillo-Rama
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