Economics Course Descriptions

ECON 221 (3 cr hrs)

Principles of Microeconomics

Consideration is given to the microeconomic concepts of wages, interest, rent and profits, personal distribution of income, consumption, monopolies, agriculture, government taxation and expenditures, international trade and comparative economic structures.

General Studies Outcome:           Methods of Inq & Explanatory Schema - Soc Science

 

ECON 222 (3 cr hrs)

Principles of Macroeconomics

This course presents elementary concepts of macroeconomics with an emphasis on equilibrium analysis, monetary and fiscal policy, banking, developmental economics, and comparative economic systems.

General Studies Outcome:           Methods of Inq & Explanatory Schema - Soc Science

 

ECON 305 (3 cr hrs)

Economic Geography

Economic geography introduces students to the basic concepts, analytical tools and resources that explain ways in which individuals and organizations organize their economic activities in geographical locations. It further develops the influence of various institutional arrangements that affect spatial interdependencies. Finally, the course explains the use of demographic data in interpreting international target markets. This course is cross-listed as GEOG 305.

Prerequisite Required:                  ECON 222

General Studies Outcome:              Methods of Inq & Explanatory Schema - Soc Science