Course List

Principles, Micro -

ECON 121 A

Instructor: Dr. Edward Nik-Khah
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 228
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to contemporary economic discourse with an emphasis on the pricing mechanism, production, competitive and imperfectly competitive markets, game theory, poverty and inequality, public economics and global trade. (1)

Principles, Micro -

ECON 121 B

Instructor: Dr. Edward Nik-Khah
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 228
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to contemporary economic discourse with an emphasis on the pricing mechanism, production, competitive and imperfectly competitive markets, game theory, poverty and inequality, public economics and global trade. (1)

Principles, Micro -

ECON 121 C

Instructor: Staff
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: OLIN 230
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to contemporary economic discourse with an emphasis on the pricing mechanism, production, competitive and imperfectly competitive markets, game theory, poverty and inequality, public economics and global trade. (1)

Principles, Macro -

ECON 122 A

Instructor: Dr. Garry A. Fleming
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 311
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to contemporary economic discourse, with an emphasis on aggregate concepts and problems such as unemployment, inflation, growth, and international trade and the role of government in dealing with these problems.

Principles, Macro -

ECON 122 B

Instructor: Dr. Garry A. Fleming
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 311
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to contemporary economic discourse, with an emphasis on aggregate concepts and problems such as unemployment, inflation, growth, and international trade and the role of government in dealing with these problems.

Money and Banking -

ECON 232 A

Instructor: Dr. Garry A. Fleming
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 311
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON-121 and 122

Catalog Description:

Money, credit, and the banking system w ith special emphasis on the role of mone y as a determinant of economic activity. Attention is also given to internationa l monetary markets. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Econ Pub Sect & Its Finance -

ECON 242 A

Instructor: Dr. Edward Nik-Khah
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 228
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON-121 and 122

Catalog Description:

An analysis of the relationship between the state and the market, with an emphasis on the role of the state in reducing poverty and inequality, promoting health, safeguarding the environment, addressing corporate power, and financing these activities through effective taxation. (1)

The Fed Challenge -

ECON 252 E

Instructor: Mrs. Michelle A. Crook
Time: T 5:45PM-8:45PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 111
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON-121 and 122, and permission

Catalog Description:

This course is an academic competition designed to expand the understanding of the Federal reserve Sytem's unique role in the economy and the importance of Federal Open Market Committee decisions. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Labor Economics -

ECON 267 A

Instructor: Dr. Alice L. Kassens
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 127
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON-120 or 121

Catalog Description:

Analysis of the short- and long-run aspects of the supply and demand for labor, with attention paid to labor market issues including wage inequality, human capital formation, and unemployment. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Economics and the Environment -

ECON 287 E

Instructor: Staff
Time: W 5:45PM-8:45PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

This course deals with various approaches to the relationship between economic activity and the environment, with an emphasis on examples drawn from various envirmnmental issues and regions in our globalized world.

Intermed Theory: Microeconomic -

ECON 321 A

Instructor: Staff
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: OLIN 230
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON-121; MATH-111 or 112 or 121 or 118

Catalog Description:

In-depth coverage of contemporary economic discourse, with an emphasis on the pricing mechanism, competitive and imperfectly competitive markets, game theory, the distribution of income, and public economics. (1)

Intro. to Econometrics -

ECON 448 A

Instructor: Dr. Alice L. Kassens
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 127
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ECON-321 or 322, and INQ-240, or permission

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the statistical metho ds used in empirical economic research. The objective of the course is to provid e both a working knowledge of econometri c theory and an applied experience throu gh estimating empirical models using eco nometric software. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.