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Course Description
ECON 110 CORE: ECONOMICS. A basic course in economics designed as part of
the College’s Core curriculum. It examines the fundamental principles of economics and explains how these principles can be applied to various problems and issues that affect the lives of people. The first part lays the microeconomic foundations of economic analysis. The second part focuses on macroeconomic issues such as inflation, unemployment, income growth, business cycles, taxation, debt and deficits, monetary and fiscal policies, and economic growth.
3 credits

ECON 120 CORE: PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS. A study of the foundations of economic analysis, including the fundamentals of demand/supply analysis, market structure, cost and production functions. The course also discusses welfare issues, the role of the public sector, and government policies.  This course is designed for Business and Economics majors and is the first in a sequence of Micro/Macroeconomics courses.
3 credits

ECON 130 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS.  Examines the fundamental principles that govern the workings of the overall economy.  It covers topics such as national income, inflation, unemployment, fiscal and monetary policies. The course also explores money supply and the money creation process, business cycles, and economic growth. This course is designed for Business and Economics majors/minors, and is the second in a sequence of Micro/Macroeconomics courses.
Prerequisite: ECON 120
3 credits

ECON 301 INTERMEDIATE PRICE ANALYSIS.  The course builds on the foundation of microeconomic principles and provides an in-depth coverage of the theoretical and empirical aspects of microeconomics. It examines in detail the price mechanism, market structures, and market outcomes. The focus is on the application of microeconomic theories.
Prerequisites: ECON 120, 130
3 credits

ECON 302 INTERMEDIATE INCOME AND EMPLOYMENT THEORY. The course builds on the foundation of macroeconomic principles and provides an in-depth coverage of the theoretical and empirical aspects of macroeconomics. The economic models of national income, unemployment, inflation, growth, and business cycles are discussed. The emphasis is on the application of theory to the analysis of real macroeconomic issues.
Prerequisites: ECON 120, 130
3 credits

ECON 305 MONEY AND BANKING.  Provides an in-depth analysis of the monetary system of the United States, the principles of central banking, and the conduct of monetary policy. The course also covers the essentials of financial markets and financial institutions.
Prerequisite: ECON 130
3 credits

ECON 336 INTERNATIONAL TRADE.  Examines the theoretical principles that govern international trade and explores the empirical evidence of patterns in world trade and the trade policies of industrial, developing, and emerging economies. A focal point of discussion is the role of the United States in the international trading system. The course complements many of the topics discussed in International Finance and International Business courses. Topics covered include theory of international trade, public and private barriers to trade, economic integration, and international trade institutions.
Prerequisites: ECON 120, 130
3 credits

ECON 405 LABOR ECONOMICS.   Examines the theoretical developments in the study of labor markets and the empirical research on such topics as the changing roles of men and women in the contemporary economy, the allocation of time between household and the labor market, differences in occupations and earnings, and policies affecting paid work and family. Discussions also include recent developments in the labor market and their impact on women and men, discrimination in the labor market, and gender differences within and among countries.
Prerequisites: ECON 120, 130  
          3 credits

ECON 408 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS. The application of macroeconomic theory
to the solution of business problems. The integration of management and economics
emphasizes the analysis of internal business procedures and alternative decision-making in such areas as pricing and allocation of resources. Case studies are utilized.
Prerequisites: ECON 120, 130       
3 credits

ECON 409 PUBLIC FINANCE.  Provides an introduction to the theoretical and empirical tools of public finance and budget analysis. Discussions cover topics such as: externalities and public goods; cost-benefit analysis; federal, state and local expenditures; social insurance, income redistribution, and welfare programs.
Prerequisite: ECON 130 
          3 credits

ECON 460 INDEPENDENT STUDY.     1-3 credits

ECON 470, 370 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ECONOMICS   3, 3 credits