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2011-2012 Catalog

Instructional Area

Economics (ECON)


Instructional Area | Course Numbering System | Course Punctuation

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 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.

ECON 3315:

Managerial Economics
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisites: ECON 2301, 2302, QMSC 3311, 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.

ECON 6300:

Selected Topics in Economics
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: ECON 6351. May be repeated when topics vary.

ECON 6351:

Economics for Managers
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
A study of the domestic and global economic environment of organizations. (Credit will not be given for both ECON 6351 and ECON 6311.)

ECON 6361:

Managerial Economics
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: ECON 6351 and QMSC 6351.
Application of calculus and statistics to economic theory. Major emphasis is to provide theory and tools that aid decision making process in private and public enterprise. (Formerly ECO 6315)

ECON 6367:

Global Economics
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: ECON 6351.
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of today’s global economy and markets. The contemporary issues in the global economy arise from the dynamics of the economic relations among nation states as each attempts to better position itself in the increasingly interdependent and competitive world.