Economics (ECON)

Courses

ECON-101 CONTEMPORARY ECONOMICS 3.00 Credits

Builds breadth of understanding with respect to current economic events, problems and issues in the nation and world. May not be used by Business Administration and Management majors to satisfy the General Education Distributive Component.

ECON-102 CONSUMER ECONOMICS 3.00 Credits

Builds breadth of knowledge regarding consumers as an economic force and the impact of global and national economic trends on personal finance. May not be used by Business Administration and Management majors to satisfy the General Education Distributive Component.

ECON-201 PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MACROECONOMICS 3.00 Credits

Examines the problems of unemployment and inflation, the measurement of aggregate activity and other performance activity, and principles of Gross Domestic Product determination. The influence of monetary and fiscal policy are considered.

ECON-202 PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MICROECONOMICS 3.00 Credits

Builds breadth of knowledge regarding the economic principles which govern the production, exchange, and pricing of goods, services and resources, and the distribution of incomes in competitive and non-competitive markets. Recommended for students who have completed high school algebra.

ECON-290 DIRECTED STUDY IN ECONOMICS 1.00-12.00 Credits

ECON-291 WORKSHOP IN ECONOMICS 1.00-12.00 Credits

ECON-292 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ECONOMICS 1.00-3.00 Credits

ECON-295 PRACTICUM IN ECONOMICS 1.00-12.00 Credits

ECON-299 RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP 1.00-12.00 Credits

ECON-300 STATISTICAL METHODS 3.00 Credits

Survey of descriptive and inferential statistical concepts commonly used in the treatment of data in social science research. The understanding and application of the concepts will be emphasized. Topics include: measures of central tendency, measures of variability, correlation methods, hypothesis testing and simple analysis of variance. Pre-requisite: Core Math. Cross-listed with SS 300, PSYC 300.

ECON-301 INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS 3.00 Credits

Compares alternative theories of GNP determination and examines the determination of the aggregate price level. The potential and limitations of demand management policy as an influence on performance are examined. Pre-requisites: ECON 201and ECON 202.

ECON-302 INTERMEDIATE PRICE THEORY 3.00 Credits

Analyzes the market process and its role in allocating resources, outputs and income. Alternative market structures and their impact on consumer welfare are stressed, as are the roles of costs and consumer preferences in guiding the decisions of profit-oriented enterprise. Pre-requisites: ECON 201 and ECON 202.

ECON-392 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ECONOMICS 1.00-3.00 Credits

ECON-399 RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP 1.00-12.00 Credits

ECON-465 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 3.00 Credits

Investigates various dimensions of international economics from comparative and classical perspectives followed by an analysis of costs, benefits, and regulation of international commerce. Pre-requisites: ECON 201 and ECON 202.

ECON-490 DIRECTED STUDY IN ECONOMICS 1.00-12.00 Credits

ECON-491 WORKSHOP IN ECONOMICS 1.00-12.00 Credits

ECON-492 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ECONOMICS 1.00-3.00 Credits

ECON-495 PRACTICUM IN ECONOMICS 1.00-12.00 Credits