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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CECN 110</span>

CECN 110 The Economy and Society


Degree Credit
Arts Program Area


Antirequisite(s): ECN 101, CECN 104; Not available to students in the Ted Rogers School of Management, Occupational and Public Health (Health and Safety), or Urban and Regional Planning.
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $631.27* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)


The lower level liberal studies course deals with the application of market economics to explain certain aspects of human behaviour. We first discuss the basic microeconomic concepts that are essential for understanding both markets and human behaviour. These include the concepts of opportunity cost, marginal cost-marginal benefit analysis, the demand curve, the supply curve, and how equilibrium is arrived at in free functioning markets. We then apply these tools to various social topics and issues. We often find that by applying the economic approach we arrive at explanations that are often counter-intuitive. (Lower-level liberal studies elective)

Fall 2017
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Classroom Delivery Option
Wednesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.13 Sep 2017 - 13 Dec 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for Winter 2018 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Winter 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday & Wednesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 13 Jun 2018-30 Jul 2018

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