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EC200 Introduction 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. Prerequisite: MTH070 (or higher), with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor F, W, Sp, Su
4 Credits

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

EC202 Introduction to Microeconomics
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 Applications 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