Economics

 

Learning economics will help students think logically and improve their ability to use economic concepts to analyze "real world" problems and opportunities. In addition to preparation for business and government agency employment. > more

 

Following are course descriptions. Check the Annual Schedule to plan your schedule.

 

ECONOMICS 100
Survey of Economic Principles (5)

A survey of how capitalism works: how we choose what to buy, where to work, and how businesses and governments affect our lives, the environment, and the world. Not recommended for students seeking a bachelor's degree in economics or business. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL 100 or higher. Mandatory decimal grading.

ECONOMICS & 201
Micro Economics (5)

How do consumer and producer choices influence social outcomes? Issues include competition and corporate power, wealth and poverty, environmental quality, and role of government in a market economy. Previously ECON 200. Prerequisite: MATH 099 (2.0 or better) or MATH 097 AND MATH 098 (2.0 or better) or a score of 69 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test (or equivalent score on SAT, ACT or ASSET.) Mandatory decimal grading.

ECONOMICS & 202
Macro Economics (5)

What determines national economic growth and prosperity? What causes booms and busts? What are the effects of government policies regarding taxes, government spending and money supply? Issues include: unemployment, inflation, international trade and globalization. Previously ECON 201. Prerequisites: ECON& 201 Micro Economics or equivalent with instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

ECONOMICS 291
Special Topics in Economics (1)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Economics. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 292
Special Topics in Economics (2)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Economics. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 293
Special Topics in Economics (3)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Economics. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 294
Special Topics in Economics (4)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Economics. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 295
Special Topics in Economics (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Economics. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 297
Individual Project in Economics (1)

Individual project in a specific area of economics. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 298
Individual Project in Economics (2)

Individual project in a specific area of Economics. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 299
Individual Project in Economics (3)

Individual project in a specific area of Economics. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.