ECO117-002

Principles of Macroeconomics

This course is an introduction to the principles of macroeconomics including current economic problems, national income, employment, prices, monetary and fiscal policy to stabilize the economy. Emphasis is given to economic growth and the international economy. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

ECO118-002

Principles 0f Microeconomics

This course covers principles of microeconomics including functioning of competitive and non-competitive markets, price and wage theory, labor and agricultural economics, income distribution, and comparative economic systems. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

ECO119-002

Investments

The course is intended to provide the student with an introductory fundamental understanding of the theoretical and practical concepts of investments. Areas that are covered are:valuations of securities and debt instruments, risk/reward in decision making, construction of portfolios, and practical applications in investment strategies. The course will enable the student to prepare for a career in finance, as well as to learn how to make rational decisions for personal investing. Prerequisite: MAT030 or MAT035 / 3 class hours. 3 credits.

ECO155-002

Emerging Market Economies

This interdisciplinary, hands-on course is designed to provide students with the understanding of the workings of the economy and the financial markets. It acquaints students with the tools and concepts of finance and macroeconomics and the ability to apply them to study the stock markets in an emerging economy. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement. Offered: Fall, Spring

ECO157-002

Global Economics

This course is designed to introduce students to contemporary global economic issues, as well as economic tools necessary to analyze them. Primary focus of the course addresses international trade while emphasizing the importance and practical applicability of related issues in international finance and international relations in day-to-day life. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement. Offered: Spring

ECO160-001

Environmental and Natural Resources

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics uses the basic tools of economic analysis to focus on issues pertaining to the natural environment and its resources. The topics covered include economic externalities, public goods, property rights, market failure, air and water pollution, solid waste management, sustainability concepts, the role of government, and benefit-cost analysis in social planning. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Offered: Fall