This course focuses on the study of business and consumer decision making and its relationship with the economy and politics.  Course will also cover production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to microeconomics and macroeconomics. Included are comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues. Students will also participate in a stock market game which will let them research and buy and sell stocks as if they were an individual investor or stock broker