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Economics (ECON)

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ECON 2301:

Principles of Macroeconomics
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Topics in macroeconomics including aggregate economic performance, aggregate supply and aggregate demand, money and financial markets, monetary and fiscal policies, policy debates and applications, and international economics.

ECON 2302:     

Principles of Microeconomics
Cr. 3(3-3-0).
A study of market systems. Topics include supply and demand, the behavior of firms and households in different market structures, government intervention in markets, barriers to trade, and foreign exchange markets.

ECON 3305:

Managerial Economics
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisites: ECON 2301, 2302, BUSI 3303, COSC 3325
The development of basic economic concepts and their application to managerial decision making. This is an applied microeconomic theory and applied econometric course requiring the use of a statistical package. (Formerly ECON 3315) (Credit will not be given for both ECON 3315 and ECON 3305)

ECON 3311:

Money/Banking and the Economy
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisites: ECON 2301 and 2302.
Creation of money; control of money creation; effect of central bank policies on the national income price level and interest rate; monetary and fiscal policy in theory and practice.