Courses

ECON 120 Introduction to Economics

A course introducing the student to contemporary economic discourse, with an emphasis on the pricing mechanism, competitive and monopolistic markets, poverty and inequality, national income, and unemployment. (Not open to anyone majoring in Business Administration or Economics, or anyone currently enrolled in or having completed Economics 121 and 122.)(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A G. Fleming T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ECON 121 Principles, Micro

An introduction to contemporary economic discourse with an emphasis on the pricing mechanism, production, competitive and imperfectly competitive markets, game theory, poverty and inequality, public economics and global trade. (1)Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A E. Nik-Khah T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
B E. Nik-Khah T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
C M. Enz T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
D M. Enz

ECON 122 Principles, Macro

An introduction to contemporary economic discourse, with an emphasis on aggregate concepts and problems such as unemployment, inflation, growth, and international trade and the role of government in dealing with these problems. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A G. Fleming M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
B G. Fleming M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ECON 247 International Trade/Financ-Gbl

An analysis of the benefits and costs of trade, the impact of trade barriers and controls, the effects of globalization, and the role of money and capital markets in international commerce. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ECON-121 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • ECON-122 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
G M. Enz T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

ECON 287 Economics and the Environment

This course deals with various approaches to the relationship between economic activity and the environment, with an emphasis on examples drawn from various environmental issues and regions in our globalized world. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ECON-120 or ECON-121 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A M. Enz T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

ECON 312H Econ of Globalization & Dvlpmt

1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
H V. Staff

ECON 322 Intermed Theory: Macroeconom

An examination of the measurement, analysis, and control of aggregate economic activity, with particular attention to the roles played by government in achieving full employment and price stability. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ECON-122 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • MATH-111, MATH-118 or MATH-121 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A G. Fleming M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

ECON 406 Independent Study

A program of intensive study in economic s carried out under the direction of a m ember of the departmental staff. (Open t o majors with the permission of the depa rtment.) 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A A. Kassens

ECON 461 Economics Seminar

An in-depth investigation of topical iss ues in economics at the advanced theory level. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A E. Nik-Khah T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ECON 496 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminat ing in a paper, artistic creation, or pe rformance. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A M. Enz