ECON-1210 Survey of Economics

3 Credits

Overview of economic principles and problems designed to provide general understanding of structure, organization and operation of our economy. Relationship of economy to our social and political welfare and its determination of the fundamental standard of living, on both macro and micro levels.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: TMSBS.

ECON-1220 Economic Development of the American Economy

3 Credits

Evolutionary development of American economic system. Review of changes in economic and organizational structure, emphasizing application of fundamental economic explanation of change.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: TMSBS.

ECON-179H Honors Contract in Economics

1 Credit

Honors Contract complements and exceeds requirements and expected outcomes for an existing 1000-level honors course through formulation of a contract with a faculty mentor. This independent study at the honors level may also be taken with a non-honors course. When taken with a non-honors course the Honors Contract adds an honor experience to that course. In conjunction with a faculty mentor, student will formulate a contract, which upon completion will result in distinctive scholarship. The student is required to meet on a regularly scheduled basis with the instructor for mentor-student tutorial sessions. A maximum of six Honor Contracts (six credit hours) may be taken at the college (includes 179H and 279H).

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: must be taken concurrently with a 1000-level course whose instructor agrees to mentor the student in this contract.

ECON-1820 Independent Study/Research in Economics

1-3 Credits

Directed individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

ECON-182H Honors Independent Study/Research in Economics

1-3 Credits

Honors-level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honors Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals I or appropriate score on English Placement Test, and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.

ECON-2610 Principles of Macroeconomics

4 Credits

Nonsequential course which introduces language, tools, methods and topics of economic analysis. Study of broad economy including measurement and analysis of economic activity, government and its roles in a market system, the banking system, monetary policy, economic growth and international economics.

Lecture: 4 hours

Prerequisite(s): MATH-0955 Beginning Algebra or appropriate score on Math Placement test to enroll in 1000-level Mathematics.

OAN Approved: TMSBS and OSS005.

ECON-2620 Principles of Microeconomics

4 Credits

Nonsequential course which introduces language, tools, methods and topics of economic analysis. Study of detailed economy at the firm and industry level with emphasis on market theory (supply/demand), production, and price and output determination as they vary by market structure, and includes current problems and policy concerns.

Lecture: 4 hours

Prerequisite(s): MATH-0955 Beginning Algebra I or appropriate score on Math placement test to enroll in a 1000-level Mathematics course.

OAN Approved: TMSBS and OSS004.

ECON-2700 The Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets

3 Credits

Examines the economic roles played by financial markets, financial institutions, and money in the determination of business and consumer behavior, personal wealth, and the performance of the economy. Studies key markets, including the bond and stock markets; key institutions, including banks and the Federal Reserve. Monetary theory and policy discussed.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ECON-2610 Principles of Macroeconomics, and ECON-2620 Principles of Microeconomics.

ECON-279H Sophomore Honors Contract

1 Credit

Sophomore Honors Contract in Economics complements and exceeds requirements and expected outcomes for an existing Economics 2000-level course through formulation of a contract with a faculty mentor. In conjunction with a faculty mentor, student will formulate a contract that upon completion will result in distinctive scholarship appropriate to honors 2000-level. In order to complete the contract, student is required to meet on a regularly scheduled basis with instructor offering the contract for mentor-student tutorial sessions. A maximum of six Honors Contracts (six credits) may be taken at the College (includes 179H and 279H).

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with a 2000-level course in Economics, whose instructor agrees to mentor the student in the sophomore honors contract. Departmental approval required.

ECON-282H Honors Advanced Independent Study in Economics

1-3 Credits

Advanced Honors-level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honors Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test, and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.