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Economics Courses

2013
ECO

Principles of Economics, Macro

The course addresses the basic tools of supply and demand, national-income accounting, and the measurement of macroeconomic performance, the macroeconomic problems of unemployment and inflation, the business cycle and the macroeconomic phenomena of self-adjustment and instability and its implications, the economic multiplier effect and its influence on macroeconomic performance, the federal budget and the role of fiscal policy in influencing macroeconomic outcomes, money and banking and the role of monetary policy in influencing macroeconomic outcomes, the foundations of economic growth, and the constraints to successful macroeconomic policy and outcomes.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2013H
ECO

Honors Eco Macro

The course addresses the basic tools of supply and demand, national-income accounting, and the measurement of macroeconomic performance, the macroeconomic problems of unemployment and inflation, the business cycle and the macroeconomic phenomena of self-adjustment and instability and its implications, the economic multiplier effect and its influence on macroeconomic performance, the federal budget and the role of fiscal policy in influencing macroeconomic outcomes, money and banking and the role of monetary policy in influencing macroeconomic outcomes, the foundations of economic growth, and the constraints to successful macroeconomic policy and outcomes.

Credit hours: 3

2023
ECO

Principles of Economics, Micro

This course addresses the basic economic tools of supply and demand, consumer demand and behavior as measured using the concepts of utility and elasticity, the costs of firm production and their relationship to output, market structures and the production and profit-maximizing decisions of firms within the four primary market models, how government regulation influences market outcomes, the operation and role of key factor markets including the labor and financial markets, the tax system and the distributinal issues associated with equity versus efficiency, and the fundamentals of international trade and finance and their influence on economic outcomes.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2023H
ECO

Honors Eco Micro

Credit hours: 3

2949
ECO

COOP/Work Experience/Economics

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

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