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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 E. Nik-Khah T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Fall 2019 M. Enz M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Spring 2020 E. Nik-Khah T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Spring 2020 E. Nik-Khah T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Spring 2020 V. Staff M/W 5:45PM-7:15PM

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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 M. Enz M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM
Fall 2019 G. Fleming M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Fall 2019 G. Fleming M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Spring 2020 M. Enz M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM
Spring 2020 V. Staff M/W 5:45PM-7:15PM
Spring 2020 M. Enz M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

ECON 227 Health Economics

An examination of the production of health and the role of medical services, the determinants of the demand for medical care and the impact of health insurance, the determinants of the supply of medical services, the role of government in promoting health and the financing and delivery of health care, and the impact of behavior factors on health. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ECON-120 or 121

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 A. Kassens T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments ECON-121 ECON-122

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 G. Fleming M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

ECON 247 International Trade & Finance

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

Pre-requisites/Comments ECON-121 ECON-122

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 M. Enz M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments ECON-121 ECON-122

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 M. Enz M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

ECON 257 Competi, Monopoly & Public Pol

An examination of role of the state in adressing corporate power. Topics emphasizd includes collusion, mergers, technology and intellectual property, and the uses of antitrust law and regulation. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ECON-120 or 121

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 E. Nik-Khah T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

ECON 277 Experimental Economics

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
IL 2020 E. Nik-Khah

ECON 321 Intermed Theory: Microeconomic

In-depth coverage of contemporary economic discourse, with an emphasis on the pricing mechanism, competitive and imperfectly competitive markets, game theory, the distribution of income, and public economics. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ECON-121 MATH-111 OR MATH-112 OR MATH-118 OR MATH-121

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 M. Enz M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

ECON 347 History of Economic Thought

An examination of the most significant work in the history of economics, including that of the classical political economists and the neoclassicals, as well as present-day developments such as information economics. (1) 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ECON-121 and ECON-122 and Junior or Senior standing in Economics, or permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 E. Nik-Khah T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments ECON-321 OR ECON-322 INQ-240 OR HNRS-240

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 A. 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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 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

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 A. Kassens T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM