Economics

Principles of Economics - Macro

ECON111

An introduction to the basic principles of economics, with emphasis upon macroeconomic theory and analysis. Among topics considered are the scope and nature of economics, ideology and structure of the American economy, national income and employment theory, business fluctuations, money and banking, fiscal and monetary policies, and economic growth.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Principles of Economics - Micro

ECON112

Students study basic economic principles with particular emphasis upon microeconomic theory and problems. Among topics considered are the economics of the firm, the price system and resource allocation, the distribution of income, domestic economic problems, international trade, economic development and comparative economic systems.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Current Economic Issues

ECON120

An introduction to the application of economic analysis to current economic problems and the consideration of policy alternatives. This course investigates the role of the U.S. Government in the economy in pursuit of economic and social goals.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Introduction to Labor Relations

ECON130

A study of labor-management relations in the United States, with an emphasis on current collective bargaining issues and procedures. The interaction of labor and management organizations will be analyzed within the context of the legal, economic, and structural environments in which they operate.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None