Economics (ECON)

Courses

ECON 201. Principles of Microeconomics. 3 Credits.

This is an introductory study of microeconomics. The course emphasizes the price system, market structure, resource allocation, and income distribution.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

ECON 202. Principles of Macroeconomics. 3 Credits.

This is an introductory study of macroeconomics. The course emphasizes national income, fiscal and monetary theory and policy, unemployment, and inflation.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

ECON 261. Business Statistics. 3 Credits.

The course introduces students to descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include: probability, data collection methods, inferences about one or more populations, tests of significance, tests of hypotheses, and regression analysis.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.
Prerequisites: BOTE 336 and MATH 103.

ECON 299. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

Courses not offered in the regular catalog that provide an opportunity to extend student learning.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

ECON 314. History of Economic Thought. 3 Credits.

A study of the development of economic thought from pre-Mercantilism through post-Keynesian. Cross-referenced with HIST 314.
Typically Offered: Fall, odd years.
Prerequisites: ECON 201 and ECON 202.
Same As: ECON 314/HIST 314.

ECON 350. Money and Banking. 3 Credits.

A course designed to acquaint students with, and to help them understand, financial markets, institutions, and the Federal Reserve System. The course enables students to analyze and evaluate regulation of the financial system as well as monetary policy. Current issues in domestic and international financial systems are emphasized.
Typically Offered: Fall, even years.
Prerequisites: ECON 201 and ECON 202.

ECON 394. Independent Study. 1-3 Credits.

Directed reading, study, and/or activities in selected topics.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

ECON 399. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

Courses not offered in the regular catalog that provide an opportunity to extend student learning.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

ECON 460. The Atlantic World. 3 Credits.

This course is an interdisciplinary investigation of the political, economic, and social developments that shaped the region, from the age of empires to the decolonization of the twentieth century. Using a comparative approach, this course examines the Atlantic community constructed between Africa, Western Europe and the Americas, with particular attention to the interactions on matters of migration, market economies, ideology and cultural exchange. Cross-referenced with HIST 460 and GEOG 460.
Typically Offered: Spring, odd years.
Same As: ECON 460/GEOG 460/HIST 460.

ECON 494. Undergraduate Research. 3-12 Credits.

The course is designed to integrate subject matter from major coursework and other disciplines into a project that leads to the creation of an original body of knowledge.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

ECON 499. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

Courses not offered in the regular catalog that provide an opportunity to extend student learning.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.