Course Category: Economics
This course explores consumer choice and producer behavior, markets in a supply and demand framework, effects of government intervention in markets, and market structures.
This course explores GDP, unemployment, business cycles, deficits and debt, markets in an aggregate supply and demand framework, effects of monetary and fiscal policy in markets, and the fractional reserve banking system.
This course explores the basic microeconomic and macroeconomic principles as they apply to agricultural markets. Topics of study include consumer choice and producer behavior, markets in a supply and demand framework, resource economics, world food situation, marketing of agricultural products, and agricultural public policy.
A study of major landmarks in the growth and development of Western Economics; the evolution of agriculture, industry, transportation and finance; the influence of government and international determinants. Note: Same as HIST 281
A study of the commercial banking system; thrift institutions; the Federal Reserve System; money, interest rates, savings and credit; government regulatory institutions and policies. Same as FIN 310.
This course analyzes government roles in environmental issues, such as greenhouse gas emissions, climate change, and oil spills. This course will use economic tools like cost-benefit analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis to assess current and past environmental regulations and legislation.
ECON 160 or ES 321
ECON 160 or ES 321
The study of health and health care decisions by firms, households, and governments using economic theories and models. Students use microeconomic tools to analyze efficiency and equity in health and health care markets.
This course studies current and past labor force trends. This course analyzes the impacts of worker mobility, human capital investment, discrimination, and government intervention on the labor demand and wage determination of firms and labor supply decisions of individuals and households.
The study of the roles of the government in the economy. This course analyzes the impacts of government expenditure programs and taxation systems on the welfare and decision-making of households and firms.
This course studies the global economy, the role of business, and the economic interaction of countries involving trade.
This course covers the fundamental concepts of principles of economics and integrates them in the context of managerial decision making in global and local marketplaces. Microeconomic and macroeconomic principles are incorporated through real world examples of theory and policy, as well as through their application in the decisions of managers as they struggle to operate efficiently and profitably.