Courses

Economic Course Descriptions

ECO 251 Macroeconomics (3 cr.)

Introduction to macroeconomic principles. Emphasis on application of these principles to current problems. General topics include: policies for controlling inflation and unemployment, economic way of thinking, characteristics of market systems and competitive market behavior, money and banking, national income theory, and the fundamentals of economic growth. (Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor)

ECO 252 Microeconomics (3 cr.)

Introduction to microeconomics. Emphasis on applications of these principles to current problems. General topics include: demand and consumer behavior, the firm and market structures, international economic relations, comparative economic systems, and current events with microeconomic content. (Prerequisite: ECO 251)