Economics Course Listings

ECON 2010 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

This course covers economic activity and growth, determination of income, employment, output, inflation, aggregate demand and supply, money and banking, monetary and fiscal policies, and international economic issues. 

ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics (3)

Principles of Microeconomics looks at institutions, the process of market specialization and exchange, pricing and output, competition and monopoly, government regulation, current economic problems and international economic developments.  Prerequisite:  ECON 2010.

ECON 3010 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3)

This intermediate course covers advanced theory and applications in macroeconomics. Topics include growth, determination of income, employment and output, aggregate demand and supply, the business cycle, monetary and fiscal policies, and international macroeconomic modeling.  Prerequisites: ECON 2010, ECON 2020, and competence in basic algebra.

ECON 3020 Intermediate Microeconomics (3)

This course covers advanced theory and applications in microeconomics.  Topics include utility theory, consumer and firm choice, optimization, goods and services markets, resource markets, strategic behavior and market equilibrium.  Prerequisites:  ECON 2010, ECON 2020 and competence in basic algebra. 

ECON 3100 Issues in Economics (3)

This issues course analyzes current economic trends in terms of historical background, present status and possible solutions.  Prerequisites:  ECON 2010 and ECON 2020.  This course may be repeated for credit if the content differs.

ECON 3200 Money and Banking (3)

Students learn about the forms and functions of money, the commercial banks, the Federal Reserve System and monetary theory and policy used as a tool to achieve economic goals.  The course material also includes banking and other financial institutions.  Prerequisite:  ECON 2010.

ECON 3410 Labor Economics (3)