Sophia's Microeconomics course helps you thoroughly understand the principles of economics related to the behavior of individuals and firms in making decisions on the allocation of resources. You will learn the role of government in promoting greater efﬁciency and equity in the economy and how to evaluate decisions with an economic lens. Full Description
3 semester credits
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Sophia's Microeconomics course helps you explore and interpret the behavior of individual consumers and firms in the marketplace. Through this exploration, you will learn how to evaluate decisions, both public and private, with an eye towards production, consumption and transfer of wealth. In this course, you will also learn how to apply conceptual principles of microeconomics in practical ways to everyday life.
In Sophia's Microeconomics course, you will complete a series of formative and summative assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments and tied to the following learning outcomes:
The Microeconomics course provides you access to Sophia’s Many Ways™ learning model. This model provides you with multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each learning objective. With this unique model, you can find a method that appeals to your individual learning preference.
Hi Ashley - As you know, this course features multiple question formats. Constructed response formatted questions ("fill in the blank") typically test you on key terms taught in the corresponding tutorials. In the Challenges, you get multiple attempts, and hints are provided if you miss the answer on your first attempt. As always, our team is here to help you along the way. Congratulations on your successful course completion!— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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