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ECO 201 - Principles of Macroeconomics
Presents the fundamental macroeconomic concepts, theories, and issues including the study of scarcity and opportunity cost, supply and demand, national economic growth, inflation, recession, unemployment, fiscal and monetary policies, and international trade. Develops an appreciation of how these economic concepts apply to consumer, business, and government decisions, and their effect on the overall economy. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hour. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ECO 201 Detailed Outline
ECO 202 - Principles of Microeconomics
Presents the fundamental microeconomic concepts, theories, and issues including the study of scarcity and opportunity cost, supply and demand, elasticities, marginal revenues and costs, profits, production and distribution. Develops an appreciation of how these economic concepts apply to consumer and business decisions, and their effect on the individual.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ECO 202 Detailed Outline
ECO 245 - Contemporary Economic Issues
Presents major contemporary economic issues of the day. May focus on issues such as energy, the environment, the farmer, the national debt, taxes, international trade, consumerism, and economic trends. Emphasizes proper analysis of economic problems and formulation of corrective policy. Develops the student's critical faculties by exposure to opinions of eminent economists and may offer open classroom debate. Prerequisite ECO 201.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ECO 293 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits
ECO 299 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits