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ECON 1000 - Economic Elective: Lower Division
Economics
Transfer Credit


ECON 1331 - Principles of Macroeconomics
Economics
This course concentrates on analysis of national income, with special attention to the role of monetary and fiscal policies in stabilizing the price level and fostering high levels of employment and rapid economic growth. Theoretical as well as policy implications of income and price determination models are explored.


ECON 1332 - Principles of Microeconomics
Economics
A study of the functioning of the market system, with emphasis on consumer and business decision–making and the various market structures. The course covers the theoretical underpinnings as well as the policy implications of the market system, resource allocation and income distribution.


ECON 1999 - Economics Core: Lower Division
Economics
Transfer credit.


ECON 3000 - Economic Elective: Upper Division
Economics



ECON 3301 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
Economics
A study of markets, prices, resource allocation and economic organization in a modern market economy. Prerequisites: ECON 1331, 1332. Fall, Spring.


ECON 3302 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
Economics
A critical analysis of the classical and Keynesian theories of income determination, distribution of income and economic growth. Prerequisites: ECON 1331, 1332. Fall, Spring.


ECON 3331 - International Economics
Economics
The theory of international trade and finance with emphasis on gains from international trade, determination of the level and composition of trade, barriers to trade, balance of payments and the international monetary system. Prerequisites: ECON 1331, 1332.


ECON 3332 - Theory of Economic Development
Economics
The process and problems of economic development in less developed countries, especially the role of international trade in economic development. Prerequisites: ECON 1331, 1332.


ECON 3342 - Managerial Finance
Economics



ECON 3344 - Introduction to Econometrics
Economics
This course provides an introduction to econometric principles and methods. It aims at teaching students how to develop and statistically estimate various economic and financial models for use in policy analysis and forecasting. The course will cover both the classical econometric techniques as well as their more modern time series variants. Prerequisites: Junior standing, MATH 2435, MATH 3332, ECON 1331 and ECON 1332


ECON 3354 - International Political Econ
Economics
This course examines the interrelationship between political and economic factors in international relations. Theoretical perspectives on the relationship between international economics and politics, trade policies, trends in integration of political and economic systems, the role of multinational corporations and economic organizations in the modern world. Prerequisites: INST 3352 or permission of professor.


ECON 3371 - Free Enterprise and Conscious Capitalism
Economics
This course examines the relationship between Free Enterprise and Conscious Capitalism with a focus on entrepreneurial business enterprises that produce positive impacts in society. Students examine the role of organizational leaders in providing opportunities in support of resourceful and sustainable communities. Students consider the relationship between institutional structures and a flourishing social order as a foundation for entrepreneurial success. Students learn to think critically about the system of democratic capitalism, the role of government and dimensions of the free enterprise system. This includes an understanding of the stakeholder model of business, elements of conscious leadership and management of organizations in a way that provides a sense of meaning and purpose. This is the first course in the Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship minor progression.


ECON 3999 - Economics Core: Upper Division
Economics



ECON 4191 - Internship in Economics
Economics
Practicum of on–the–job experience under the guidance of a practicing specialist in the field. This course is designed to provide opportunities for students to enhance their practical skills through application of classroom concepts and theories to real–life situations. To be supervised individually by a department faculty member with the approval of the department chair.


ECON 4192 - Directed Reading/Independent Study in Economics
Economics
Student research on a selected problem in the field pursued under the guidance of an assigned member of the faculty.


ECON 4291 - Internship in Economics
Economics
Practicum of on–the–job experience under the guidance of a practicing specialist in the field. This course is designed to provide opportunities for students to enhance their practical skills through application of classroom concepts and theories to real–life situations. To be supervised individually by a department faculty member with the approval of the department chair. Economics or finance students must have successfully completed three economics courses and have the approval of the chair during the semester prior to registration. Prerequisite: junior standing, 6 credit hours of economics and 3 credit hours of accounting, approval of department chair and approval of faculty member.


ECON 4293 - Special Topics in Economics
Economics
Systematic analysis and discussion of selected topics of contemporary and current interest.


ECON 4333 - Operations Research
Economics



ECON 4391 - Internship in Economics
Economics
Practicum of on-the-job experience under the guidance of a practicing specialist in the field. This course is designed to provide opportunities for students to enhance their practical skills through application of classroom concepts and theories to real life situations. To be supervised individually by a department faculty member with the approval of the chair. Economics or finance students must have successfully completed three economics courses and have the approval of the chair one semester prior to registration. Prerequisite: junior standing, 6 credit hours of economics and 3 credit hours of accounting, approval of department chair and approval of faculty member.


ECON 4392 - Directed Reading/Independent Study in Economics
Economics
Student research on a selected problem in the field pursued under the guidance of an assigned member of the faculty.


ECON 4393 - Special Topics in Economics
Economics
Systematic analysis and discussion of selected topics of contemporary and current interest.




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