Courses

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 Dr. Edward Nik-Khah T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
B Dr. Michael J. Enz M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

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 Dr. Garry A. Fleming T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
B Dr. Garry A. Fleming T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
C Dr. Michael J. Enz M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

ECON 232 Money and Banking

Money, credit, and the banking system with special emphasis on the role of money as a determinant of economic activity. Attention is also given to international monetary markets. (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
A Dr. Garry A. Fleming T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ECON 242 Econ Pub Sect & Its Finance

An analysis of the relationship between the state and the market, with an emphasis on the role of the state in reducing poverty and inequality, promoting health, safeguarding the environment, addressing corporate power, and financing these activities through effective taxation. (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
A Dr. Edward Nik-Khah T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

ECON 252 The Fed Challenge

This course is an applied monetary policy course designed to expand the understanding of the Federal Reserve System and its role in the economy. A major focus of the course is the importance of Federal Open Market Committee decisions. Given the economy changes each year, the analysis of topics and patential topics will vary. The course will teach monetary policy and contains an academic competition as a component. A maximum of two units can be earned toward graduation with only one unit counting toward the Economics major, Economics minor, and Finance concentration. (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
A Dr. Michael J. Enz M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

ECON 348 Introduction to Econometrics

An introduction to the statistical methods used in empirical economic research. The objective of the course is to provide both a working knowledge of econometric theory and an applied experience through estimating empirical models using econometric software. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ECON-321 OR ECON-322 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • INQ-240 OR HNRS-240 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Alice L. Kassens T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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 Dr. Alice L. Kassens