Economics (ECON)

ECON 505 MICRO ECONOMICS (1.5)

Covers comparative advantage, supply and demand, elasticity, opportunity cost, competition and monopoly, and externalities. Emphasizes understanding concepts that are useful in making effective choices in a variety of economic and managerial situations. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

ECON 506 MACRO ECONOMICS (1.5)

Covers economic growth, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation and unemployment. Emphasizes understanding concepts, such as Federal Reserve policy, that are useful for managerial decision-making. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

ECON 570 TOPICS IN ECONOMICS (3)

Workshop designed to investigate special topics of current interest in economics. Introduction of a new course for possible addition to the curriculum or a select topic given mutual faculty and student interest. May be repeated for a maximum of 18 credits provided a different subject area is covered. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

ECON 593 WORKSHOP ON ECONOMIC EDUCATION (3)

Designed to help teachers and school administrators gain a better understanding of the economic working of the society in which we live. Prerequisite: Consent of department.

ECON 690 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3)

Individual and supervised study in selected areas of economics. Prerequisite: permission of department.