Economics (ECON)

ECON 025 Introduction to Economics 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
Equivalent Course: ECON 125
A broad survey of the development of economic ideas and theories in the context of economic history (including major economic thinkers). Both microeconomic and macroeconmic topics are covered including supply and demand, market structures, inflation, unemployment, fiscal policy, monetary policy, and international trade.
Prerequisites: ENGL 251 or ENGL 261 or equivalent college course with "C" or better
Advisory on Recommended Preparation: MATH 360 or equivalent college course with "C" or better
ECON 040 Principles of Microeconomics 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
Equivalent Courses: ECON 002, ECON 40H
This is an introductory course focusing on choices of individual economic decision-makers. Topics include: scarcity, comparative advantage, market equilibrium, elasticity, cost theory, market structures, factor markets and market failure. (C-ID ECON201)
Prerequisites: (MATH 230 and (ENGL 251 or ENGL 261) or equivalent college course with "C" or better
ECON 050 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
Equivalent Course: ECON 001
An introductory course focusing on aggregate economic analysis. Topics include: market systems, aggregate measures of economic activity, macroeconomic equilibrium, money and financial institutions, monetary and fiscal policy, international economics, and economic growth. (C-ID ECON202)
Prerequisites: (ECON 040 or ECON 002) and (MATH 230 or MATH 235 and (ENGL 251 or ENGL 261) or equivalent college course with "C" or better