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

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 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

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
Summer Early 2019 M. Enz
Spring 2019 E. Nik-Khah T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Spring 2019 E. Nik-Khah T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Spring 2019 M. Enz T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Spring 2019 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

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
Summer Early 2019 M. Enz
Spring 2019 G. Fleming M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Spring 2019 G. Fleming M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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/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

Pre-requisites/Comments ECON-121 ECON-122

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 M. Enz T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

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 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

Pre-requisites/Comments ECON-120 or ECON-121

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 M. Enz T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

ECON 312H Econ of Globalization & Dvlpmt

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 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

Pre-requisites/Comments ECON-122 MATH-111, MATH-118 or MATH-121

Offerings

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

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
Spring 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 2019 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

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 M. Enz