Survey of Economics - ECO 120 at Northern Virginia Community College


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ECO 120 - Survey of Economics
Presents a broad overview of economic theory, history, development, and application. Introduces terms, definitions, policies, and philosophies of market economies. Provides some comparison with other economic systems. Includes some degree of exposure to microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts.
Lecture 2-3 hours.
2-3 credits

Schedule at Northern Virginia Community College

Spring 2020

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
22112 ECO 120-001L 3
    Th  
4:00 p.m.-6:40 p.m.
2020-01-13 Reston Center P
16 Week Reston Center Course: Students must be enrolled prior to the first class meeting and must attend at least one class by the census date or risk being administratively dropped without a refund. This course meets at the Reston Center: 1821 Michael Faraday Drive Reston, VA 20190
Off-Campus Location
25474 ECO 120-002N 3
 M W   
12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
2020-01-13 Annandale P
ECO 120-002N This course offers no-cost textbook materials: Electronic textbooks will be used and regular and reliable Internet is required.
44701 ECO 120-040N 3
  Tu Th  
4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
2020-01-27 Annandale P
22343 ECO 120-E20N 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-01-13 Virtual and ELI WW
1st twelve-week online course. Starts January 13.
22259 ECO 120-E40A 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-01-13 Virtual and ELI WW
1st eight-week online course. Starts January 13.
22261 ECO 120-E55A 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-02-03 Virtual and ELI WW
2nd eight-week online course. Starts February 3.
22262 ECO 120-E70N 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-02-24 Virtual and ELI WW
3rd eight-week online course. Starts February 24.
22260 ECO 120-E80A 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-03-16 Virtual and ELI WW
4th eight-week online course. Starts March 16.

Summer 2020

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
16905 ECO 120-060N 3
  Tu Th  
1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
2020-06-29 Annandale CV
This section is internet-based and requires students to be available online at the days and times listed in the schedule. In synchronous classes, a significant portion of lectures, discussions, and presentations take place at specific hours using virtual learning systems.
2nd 6 Week
14249 ECO 120-E40A 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-05-18 Virtual and ELI WW
1st eight-week online course offered by NOVA Online. Starts May 18.
14251 ECO 120-E55A 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-06-15 Virtual and ELI WW
2nd eight-week online course offered by NOVA Online. Starts June 15.

Fall 2020

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
39212 ECO 120-001A 3
  Tu Th  
11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2020-08-24 Alexandria P
40208 ECO 120-001L 3
    Th  
4:00 p.m.-6:55 p.m.
2020-08-24 Signal Hill P
15 Week Signal Hill Course: Students must be enrolled prior to the first class meeting and must attend at least one class by the census date or risk being administratively dropped without a refund. This course meets at the Signal Hill Building, 21335 Signal Hill Plaza, Sterling, VA 20164
34318 ECO 120-001M 3
 M     
5:00 p.m.-7:55 p.m.
2020-08-24 Manassas P
29366 ECO 120-001N 3
 M W   
11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2020-08-24 Annandale P
41973 ECO 120-002N 3
 M W   
12:45 p.m.-2:05 p.m.
2020-08-24 Annandale P
29367 ECO 120-003N 3
    Th  
7:30 p.m.-10:25 p.m.
2020-08-24 Annandale P
29342 ECO 120-E20A 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-08-24 Virtual and ELI WW
1st twelve-week online course. Starts August 24.
29343 ECO 120-E40A 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-08-24 Virtual and ELI WW
1st eight-week online course. Starts August 24.
29344 ECO 120-E55A 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-09-07 Virtual and ELI WW
2nd eight-week online course. Starts September 7.
29346 ECO 120-E70N 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-09-21 Virtual and ELI WW
3rd eight-week online course. Starts September 21.
29345 ECO 120-E80A 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-10-20 Virtual and ELI WW
4th eight-week online course. Starts October 20.
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