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Microeconomics

Microeconomics

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

  • Accepted for Credit Transfer by National Paralegal College
  • 3 semester credits at National Paralegal College
  • National Paralegal College Equivalency: Microeconomics ECO-101

Category: Social Science

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Microeconomics

Course Description
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.

Assessments & Grading

This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 9 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 4 Milestone assessments (these are like tests) with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Describe economics
  • Examine the consumer
  • Analyze the firm
  • Interpret market interactions: consumer and firm

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This course provides you access to Sophia's Many Ways™ learning model. This model provides you with various instructional styles for each learning objective. With this unique model, you can find a method that appeals to your individual learning preference.

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by Kristen D. on October 17, 2020
Interesting course!! Thank you for offering the course, this has helped me accomplish my education goals.
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by Christi B. on October 16, 2020
More definitions of terms in after the script.
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by ABEL FRANSISKUS S. on October 16, 2020
Excellent course
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by Thomas V. on October 15, 2020
This course's materials are thorough and detailed. If you want to learn about Microeconomics, then you'll do well. I had little interest in the course and still managed to pass each Challenge and Milestone thanks to the easy-to-follow tutorials. It's not an easy course (at least not for me) but it certainly wasn't the hardest.
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by Jamia S. on October 15, 2020
Good course.
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by Erika F. on October 15, 2020
IT WAS HARD!!!! lol but the reading and resources were extremely helpful!!!!
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by Keil L. on October 15, 2020
The course was a bit short but covered the key points which is most relevant. Other than that, it was an easy course to read through and all of the milestones were more comprehensive than I was expecting.
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by David D. on October 14, 2020
For me, this was a difficult course. However, taking the practice milestones at each of the 4 sections before taking the actual milestone test is what made this course very doable. I requested an extension on this course just so I could take my time and really try and absorbe all the information there was. If you set your mind to it, you can easily pass this course.

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    A: The Free Trial allows you to access the course of your choice, or multiple courses. It gives you access to the first unit ("Challenge 1") in the course. This will let you meet the course instructors, sample the instructional content, and answer a set of assessment questions in the Challenge. You can also read the Student Guide and watch an Orientation Video to learn more about the course format, requirements, and resources.

    Any work you complete in the Free Trial is saved, so if you decide to register, you do not need to repeat it. Of course, we also let you reset it and start over if you wish.

  • Q: Does Sophia accept third-party payment for membership, such as financial aid or military benefits?

    A: Sophia is not a college or university and is not eligible for financial aid, military benefits, or other third-party payments. A Sophia membership is considered an out-of-pocket educational expense.

  • Q: When do the courses start and how long do I have to complete a course?

    A: You choose your own course start date and have 60 days from your chosen start date to complete each course. Sophia courses are self-paced, so many students complete a course in less than 60 days.

  • Q: Where do I get the textbooks for my course?

    A: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the courseroom, and are included as part of a Sophia membership.

  • Q: How am I graded in the course?

    A: Sophia courses are graded on a pass/fail basis, with 70% overall required to pass the course. Your score is based upon points earned in the formative assessments ("Challenges"), summative assessments ("Milestones"), and if applicable, the authentic assessments ("Touchstones"). Currently, our Foundations of English Composition, English Composition I, and Public Speaking courses contain Touchstones.

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  • Q: Are the tests proctored?

    A: Sophia courses utilize keyboard biometrics as an alternative to proctoring. No webcam is needed for a Sophia course.

  • Q: I'm taking a course where I have to submit Touchstones. How long does it take for my Touchstone to be graded once it's submitted?

    A: We provide our faculty graders with up to 7 business days to grade a Touchstone. The actual time may vary based on volume and grader capacity.

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