Economics (EC)

EC115 Introduction to Economics (Course offered online)

Credits 3Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

An introduction to the basic economic activities of producing, exchanging, consuming, saving and investment for the purpose of preparing a student for the utilization of economics to real-life experiences. This course provides specific examination of the role of economics in the fields of agriculture/natural resources; mechanics and transportation; business and computer technologies; health and human services; engineering technologies; construction and design; and communication technologies. Business administration transfer students should not take the course.

EC201 Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics (Course offered online)

Credits 4Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. Sophomore standing recommended.

This course examines the market system including essentials of demand and supply analysis, perfectly competitive and imperfectly competitive product and labor markets, international trade and obstacles to international trade, and applications of microeconomic theory to public policy and current social issues.

EC202 Principles of Economics II: Macroeconomics (Course offered online)

Credits 4Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: EC115 or EC201; or instructor consent.

This course explores the factors affecting the level of national income, the essentials of money and banking, the role of government expenditure and taxation in achieving economic stability and growth, and international monetary issues including exchange rates and the balance of payments.

Course fees are subject to change. Additional section fees (web, hybrid, etc.) may apply.

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