ECO 2301 (ECON 2301) Principles of Macroeconomics (3-0). An analysis of the economy as a whole including measurement and determination of Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply, national income, inflation, and unemployment. Other topics include international trade, economic growth, business cycles, and fiscal policy and monetary policy.
ECO 2302 (ECON 2302) Principles of Microeconomics (3-0). Analysis of the behavior of individual economic agents, including consumer behavior and demand, producer behavior and supply, price and output decisions by firms under various market structures, factor markets, market failures, and international trade.
ECO 3300 Monetary Theory and Banking (3-0). Course explores the structure of financial markets, money and its components, the banking system, the Federal Reserve System and the ole of monetary policy.
ECO 4303 Current Economic Financial Problems (3-0). Examination and analysis of the more important and more pressing economic problems of the nation and world.
ECO 4304 International Economics & Finance (3-0).
ECO 4305 Advanced Readings and Research in Economics and Finance (3-0). Selected topics in economics and/or finance to be offered as a seminar or individual study.
ECO 5301 Comparative Economic Thought-Free Enterprise (3-0). Survey of the four influential schools of economic thought – Austrian, Keynesian, Monetarist, and Marxist. Emphasis on the development of capitalist theory and free markets as these influenced the economy of the United States. Original works will be reviewed and discussed in the context of recent events.
ECO 5303 Managerial Economics (3-0). Economic analysis applied to business problems including cost and revenue measurement, profit planning, and market structure. Special emphasis is placed on optimizing techniques, basic econometrics, and business forecasting.
ECO 5304 Research and Readings in Economics (3-0). Class directed reading or research in a particular field of economics. The course may be repeated for credit when the topic varies.
ECO 5305 Monetary Economics (3-0). A study of the financial services industry, banking and financial regulations, money, and central banking. Emphasis on monetary theory and policy.
ECON 3301 Intermediate Economics (3-0). A macro-micro survey that examines supply, demand, and price theory, including aggregated demand, aggregate supply, macroeconomic instability, unemployment and inflation. Fiscal and monetary policy, money and banking, taxes, deficits, and the national debt are also examined. Includes a survey of contemporary microeconomic problems and includes consumer behavior, elasticity, production and costs, and a thorough examination of market structures and pricing and production policies.
ECON 4304 International Economics (3-0). Trade among nations, trends in United States exports and imports, foreign exchange and balance of payments and economic aid to foreign countries are covered. Prerequisite: ECON 2301 (SWTJC)
ECON 4305 Advanced Readings and Research in Economics (3-0). Selected topics in economics to be offered as a seminar in individual study to meet student needs. May be repeated once for credit with departmental approval. Prerequisite: ECON 2301 (SWTJC)
ECON 4306 Comparative Economics (3-0). A comprehensive study of the organization, operation, and performance of selected economic systems, economic issues, and alternative economic policies among different countries. Prerequisite: ECON 2301 (SWTJC)
ECON 5301 History of Economic Thought (3-0). A survey of economic thought and economic thinkers from medieval times to the present day. Emphasis is placed on Pre-Classical, Classical, Keynesian, and Twentieth- Century paradigms.
ECON 5302 Seminar in Economic Affairs (3-0). Selected topics in economics appropriate to graduate study and may include free enterprise economics; global economics; economics of social issues and development of economic thought. May be repeated for graduate credit when course topic changes.
ECON 5303 Managerial Economics (3-0). Economic analysis applied to business problems including cost and revenue measurement, profit planning, and market structure. Special emphasis is placed on optimizing techniques, basic econometrics, and business forecasting.