Economics Course Descriptions

Scheduling requirements and limited resources prevent all courses from being offered every term or every year.  Some courses may be offered exclusively via distance delivery. Course numbers, titles, course and program applicability, prerequisites, instructional format, delivery methods, and content may change without notice.  Students are advised to consult with an advising specialist each term to select courses, create and maintain personal educational plans, and obtain the most current information.


EC 201
PRINCIPLES OF MICRO ECONOMICS

(4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 Credits

Students study the behavior of individuals and individual firms within different market structures using micro-economic theory. Students apply the concepts of competition, consumer decisions, the use price of economic resources, and international trade in their social context. Students understand the diversity of economic systems.

 

EC 202
PRINCIPLES OF MACRO ECONOMICS

(4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 Credits

Students survey economic theory, policy, and institutions. They focus on macro-economic theory, scarcity, production, money, unemployment, inflation, and international finance. Students apply analytical skills to social phenomena in order to understand economic behavior.