Economics Courses

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Economics Course Descriptions

 

EC200 Intro to Economics
Introduces the economic concepts and analysis in the process of studying important issues in modern society such as: unemployment, inflation, pollution, poverty, income distribution, health care, and development. F, W, Sp
4 Credits

EC201 Intro to Microeconomics
Introduces microeconomic theories of how a capitalist society operates. Covers the concepts of surplus product, commodity production, price elasticity, revenue, production and cost, profit, competitive and imperfectly competitive markets, market power, antitrust, externalities, (de)regulation of business, income distribution, poverty, and labor (factor) markets. Prerequisite: MTH095 or higher, and EC202, both with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
4 Credits

EC202 Intro to Macroeconomics
Introduces macroeconomic theories of how a capitalist society operates. Covers the concepts of aggregate supply and demand, fiscal and monetary policies, international trade, money and banking, the Federal Reserve, business cycles, poverty, unemployment and inflation. Prerequisite: MTH095 or higher with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
4 Credits

EC203 App to Economic Issues
Emphasizes such global issues as economic growth, environmental protection, rent, interest and profit, international trade and finance, and international development. Offered as needed
4 Credits