ECON 1010 Principles of Macroeconomics (3L,3CR)[E][CS]:
An introduction to our present mixed capitalistic economic system. Emphasis is on the role of markets, the determination of national output, inflation and unemployment, the banking system, and the economic role of government.
ECON 1020 Principles of Microeconomics (3L,3CR)[E][CS]:
An introduction to the economics behavior of firms and households in a market economy and the environment in which they operate. Also studies the roles of government and foreign trade, as it relates to the decisions of firms and households.
ECON 2400 Environmental Economics (3L,3CR):
This is a three credit introductory course in environmental economics. This course will cover such traditional environmental topics as pollution control, externalities and public lands. Issues of sustainability of the current economic system with respect to fossil fuel use and environmental destruction will be addressed. A balance between theory and institutional background will be presented in this course. Prerequisite: ECON 1010 and ECON 1020.
ECON 2490 Topics: (Subtitle) (1-3L,1-3CR):
Offered in answer to specific need or public interest.