ECONOMICS

ECO 251 - Principles of Microeconomics

3 credits

This course introduces economic analysis of individual, business, and industry in the market economy. Topics include the price mechanism, supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, costs and revenue, market structures, factor markets, income distribution, market failure, and government intervention. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and evaluate consumer and business alternatives in order to efficiently achieve economic objectives. This course has been approved to satisfy the Universal General Education Transfer Component of the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education social/behavioral science requirement. (Offered fall and spring semesters)

ECO 252 - Principles of Macroeconomics

3 credits

This course introduces economic analysis of aggregate employment, income, and prices. Topics include major schools of economic thought; aggregate supply and demand; economic measures, fluctuations, and growth; money and banking; stabilization techniques; and international trade. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate national economic components, conditions, and alternatives for achieving socioeconomic goals. This course has been approved to satisfy the Universal General Education Transfer Component of the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education social/behavioral science requirement. (Offered fall and spring semesters)