ECON-ECONOMICS (ECON)

ECON 1110G. Survey of Economics

3 Credits (3)

This course will develop students’ economics literacy and teaches students how economics relates to the everyday life of individuals, businesses and society in general. The course will also introduce students to the roles different levels of governments play in influencing the economy. At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to identify economic causes for various political and social problems at national and international levels, and have a better understanding of everyday economic issues that are reported in media and public forums.

ECON 2110G. Macroeconomic Principles

3 Credits (3)

Macroeconomics is the study of national and global economies. Topics include output, unemployment and inflation; and how they are affected by financial systems, fiscal and monetary policies.

ECON 2110H. Principles of Macroeconomics Honors

3 Credits (3)

Macroeconomic theory and public policy designed: national income concepts, unemployment, inflation, economic growth and international payment problems. Must be a Crimson Scholar.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1220G.

ECON 2120G. Microeconomics Principles

3 Credits (3)

This course will provide a broad overview of microeconomics. Microeconomics is the study of issues specific to households, firms, or industries with an emphasis on the role of markets. Topics discussed will include household and firm behavior, demand and supply,government intervention, market structures, and the efficient allocation of resources.

ECON 2120H. Principles of Microeconomics Honors

3 Credits (3)

Microeconomic theory and public policy: supply and demand, theory of the firm, market allocation of resources, income distribution, competition and monopoly, governmental regulation of businesses and unions. Must be a Crimson Scholar.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1220G.