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Course Descriptions Economics (ECON)

ECONOMICS (ECON)


Updated for 2014-2015

ECON 120 Introduction to Economics (3)

A one-semester introduction to economics which combines the macro and micro perspectives and concentrates on application of basic economic principles to analysis of public policy questions. (DS)

Rec Prep: ENG 21 or ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent

ECON 130 Principles of Microeconomics (3)

Stresses microeconomics, i.e., analysis of the price system through which a country allocates its resources among alternative uses and distributes the national income among its people. (DS)

Rec Prep: ENG 21 or ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent; 2 years high school algebra

ECON 131 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

Stresses macroeconomics with emphasis on modern theory of income determination indicating how and why incomes, production, employment and price levels fluctuate; the structure of the banking system and its role in the economy; and public policy questions arising from changes in these aggregates. (DS)

Rec Prep: ENG 21 or ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent; 2 years high school algebra

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