BUS-103: Economics

Duration: 10 Weeks
Credits: 6 Credits (210 Clock Hours)



This ten-week course explores basic economic principles and their relation to the world around us. The student explores in depth the principles of supply and demand, capital and labor, and the relationship of government and business. Other subject include basic economic theory, the private and public sectors, the demand curve, market forces, market structure, market institutions, business organization, and the financial markets. Students also review the role of public policy, the national economy, fiscal policy, money and the banking system. There are many opportunities for assessment of facts learned and many interesting and thought-provoking questions presented which shed light on the day?to?day impact of economics on business operations and career planning.

Course Syllabus (click to view)


Earn Your Certificate Online

Upon completion of this individual course, students will be awarded a certificate from the The Washington Online Learning Institute.

Certification from the accredited Washington Online Learning Institute will signify the student's achievement in both knowledge and competence.

This certificate is valid in all 50 States.


Course Format: Instructor Led Online Course

Students are required to complete weekly reading assignments both from the textbook and other supplemental materials. Students must also participate in discussions with the course instructor and fellow students. Discussion forums are provided in the WOLI online classroom.

Online tests are conducted at the end of each course.

Students are not required to attend any scheduled class meetings. Log in at your convenience to attend school.


Fully Accredited Online School

WOLI is fully accredited by the Middle States Association (MSA) Commission on Secondary Schools, one of the most prestigious accrediting agencies in the United States.