Skip to content

Catalog

Course Descriptions

ECON 105: SURVEY OF ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES

3 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: MAT 094 or equivalent

This course is designed to help the student understand how the American economy works and the student's role in it. An examination is made of the elementary concepts of price determination, resource allocation, market structures, fiscal policy, monetary policy, and international trade policy.

ECON 110: PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS

3 hrs. (TC)

Prerequisite: COMPASS reading score of 81 or higher, or equivalent, or department approval and MAT 094 or equivalent

This course is an examination of the assumptions underlying the Classical and Keynesian economic theories. In addition, a thorough analysis is made of contemporary fiscal, monetary, and international trade theory. [IAI: S3 901]

ECON 111: PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS

3 hrs. (TC)

Prerequisite: COMPASS reading score of 81 or higher, or equivalent, or department approval and MAT 094 or equivalent

This course is a thorough analysis of price determination and resource allocation under the major market structures of American capitalism. Market structures are examined from the standpoint of economic efficiency and societal welfare. [IAI: S3 902]