Spring 2014 Courses

Spring 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ECON 251 - 01 Prin of Macroeconomics M - W - F 0935 - 1040 OEC 208
CRN: 20067 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Monica E. Hartmann An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 02 Prin of Macroeconomics M - W - F 0935 - 1040 OEC 311
CRN: 22565 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Agapitos Papagapitos An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 03 Prin of Macroeconomics M - W - F 1055 - 1200 OEC 208
CRN: 20068 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Monica E. Hartmann An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 04 Prin of Macroeconomics M - W - F 1055 - 1200 OEC 311
CRN: 20069 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Agapitos Papagapitos An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 05 Prin of Macroeconomics M - W - F 1215 - 1320 OEC 319
CRN: 20070 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Hong Wu An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 06 Prin of Macroeconomics M - W - F 1335 - 1440 OEC 319
CRN: 20071 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Hong Wu An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 08 Prin of Macroeconomics M - W - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 207
CRN: 20073 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Charles M. Gray An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 09 Prin of Macroeconomics - T - R - 0800 - 0940 OEC 307
CRN: 20074 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Jill S. Hendrickson An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 10 Prin of Macroeconomics - T - R - 0955 - 1135 OEC 307
CRN: 20075 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Jill S. Hendrickson An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 11 Prin of Macroeconomics - T - R - 0955 - 1135 OEC 452
CRN: 20076 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Daniel R. Fairchild An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 12 Prin of Macroeconomics - T - R - 1330 - 1510 OEC 309
CRN: 20918 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Eric M. McDermott An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 13 Prin of Macroeconomics - T - R - 1525 - 1700 OEC 307
CRN: 20077 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Eric M. McDermott An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 02 Prin of Microeconomics - T - R - 0955 - 1135 OEC 208
CRN: 22731 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Bolormaa Jamiyansuren An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 03 Prin of Microeconomics M - W - F 1055 - 1200 OEC 452
CRN: 20080 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Craig S. Marcott An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 04 Prin of Microeconomics M - W - F 1055 - 1200 OEC 310
CRN: 20081 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Suzanne L. Wisniewski An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 05 Prin of Microeconomics M - W - F 1215 - 1320 OEC 310
CRN: 20082 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Suzanne L. Wisniewski An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 06 Prin of Microeconomics M - W - - 1335 - 1510 OEC 454
CRN: 20083 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Michael W. Walrath An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 07 Prin of Microeconomics M - W - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 454
CRN: 20084 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Michael W. Walrath An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 08 Prin of Microeconomics - T - R - 0800 - 0940 OEC 454
CRN: 20085 4 Credit Hours Instructor: James Vincent An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 09 Prin of Microeconomics - T - R - 0800 - 0940 OEC 311
CRN: 20086 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Bolormaa Jamiyansuren An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 10 Prin of Microeconomics - T - R - 0955 - 1135 OEC 454
CRN: 21320 4 Credit Hours Instructor: James Vincent An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 11 Prin of Microeconomics - T - R - 1330 - 1510 OEC 452
CRN: 20087 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Luz A. Saavedra An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 12 Prin of Microeconomics - T - R - 1330 - 1510 OEC 209
CRN: 20887 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Bolormaa Jamiyansuren An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 14 Prin of Microeconomics M - - - - 1730 - 2115 OEC 307
CRN: 21321 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Alexander H. Turk An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 311 - 01 Forecasting - T - R - 0800 - 0940 OEC 449
CRN: 22567 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Luz A. Saavedra An introduction to techniques used in forecasting with emphasis on analyzing economic and business data. The emphasis is on timeseries data, although cross-sectional analysis is also covered. Techniques presented include variants of moving averages, variants of exponential smoothing, regression and ARIMA processes. Prerequisites: ECON 251, 252 and STAT 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220)
ECON 311 - 02 Forecasting - T - R - 0955 - 1135 OEC 449
CRN: 22568 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Luz A. Saavedra An introduction to techniques used in forecasting with emphasis on analyzing economic and business data. The emphasis is on timeseries data, although cross-sectional analysis is also covered. Techniques presented include variants of moving averages, variants of exponential smoothing, regression and ARIMA processes. Prerequisites: ECON 251, 252 and STAT 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220)
ECON 315 - 01 Introduction to Econometrics M - W - F 1335 - 1440 OEC 449
CRN: 20088 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Bradley K. Wilson An introduction to the application of statistical models and methods to economic problems; simple and multiple linear regression models; generalized least-squares; model building and related topics. Emphasis is on use of econometric software to analyze data and to test hypotheses. Prerequisites: Eight credits of Economics at the 300- or 400-level, STAT 220 or MATH 303
ECON 315 - 02 Introduction to Econometrics M - W - F 1055 - 1200 OEC 449
CRN: 20089 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Bradley K. Wilson An introduction to the application of statistical models and methods to economic problems; simple and multiple linear regression models; generalized least-squares; model building and related topics. Emphasis is on use of econometric software to analyze data and to test hypotheses. Prerequisites: Eight credits of Economics at the 300- or 400-level, STAT 220 or MATH 303
ECON 326 - 01 Industry Studies: Sports M - W - F 0935 - 1040 OEC 305
CRN: 22569 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Bradley K. Wilson This course provides an analysis of a particular industry or sector of the U.S. economy. Among the topics included in the analysis will be: identification and description of the industry in question, past and present performance of the industry, the importance of the industry within the national and global economy, the level of competition present in the industry, and the role of government in this industry. Among the anticipated course offerings are Agricultural Economics, Economics of the Arts, Economics of Sports, Economics of Health Care, and Transportation Economics. Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252
ECON 335 - 01 Money,Fin Market,Economy - T - R - 1330 - 1510 OEC 208
CRN: 20090 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Jill S. Hendrickson The nature, evolution, and functions of money; the role of depository financial institutions; structure of financial markets; principles of central banking; monetary theory and monetary policy; introduction to international banking and finance. Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252
ECON 342 - 01 International Trade M - W - F 1335 - 1440 OEC 310
CRN: 21638 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Suzanne L. Wisniewski This course examines the economics of International trade and trade policy. Topics include: theories of why countries trade and their implications for income distribution and gains from trade; implications of national trade policies; strategic trade policy; regional agreements (including multilateral trade agreements, free trade areas, customs unions, common markets and economic unions); international factor movements; trade issues related to developing countries, the environment of economic growth. Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252
ECON 345 - 01 Economic Development/Growth - T - R - 0955 - 1135 OEC 311
CRN: 21106 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Agapitos Papagapitos Nature and measures of economic growth and development; theories of growth; developed and less-developed nations; economic planning; selection and financing of projects for economic growth and human development; environment, resources, and limits to growth. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252
ECON 346 - 01 Country & Area Studies M - W - F 0935 - 1040 OEC 454
CRN: 20895 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Hong Wu An analysis of the economic system(s) of a particular country or region of the world. Among the topics included in the analysis will be: functioning of key sectors of the system; the role of government in the economy; the resource base; the income distribution; trade and financial relations with other countries; contemporary economic issues and policies; past and present economic performance. Course offerings are anticipated for Japan, Russia, European Union, Latin America, China and Australia. Students may take this course more than once provided the specific country/region is not duplicated. Some offerings of this course fulfill the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252
ECON 351 - 01 Macroeconomic Theory M - W - F 1215 - 1320 OEC 206
CRN: 20091 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Daniel R. Fairchild Theories of money, interest, income and expenditure, employment, and inflation; monetary and fiscal policies; introduction to the theory of growth. Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252
ECON 351 - 02 Macroeconomic Theory M - W - F 1335 - 1440 OEC 206
CRN: 20092 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Daniel R. Fairchild Theories of money, interest, income and expenditure, employment, and inflation; monetary and fiscal policies; introduction to the theory of growth. Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252
ECON 352 - 01 Microeconomic Theory M - W - F 1055 - 1200 OEC 454
CRN: 20093 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Michael W. Walrath Analysis of consumer behavior and demand theory; theory of production and costs; analysis of the firm and industry under various market structures; factor pricing; general equilibrium. Selected additional topics such as market failure, economics of information, welfare economics, income distribution. Prerequisites: ECON 251, 252 and MATH 109 or 111 or 113 or equivalent.
ECON 355 - 02 Game Theory M - W - F 0935 - 1040 OEC 308
CRN: 20832 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Craig S. Marcott Game theory seeks to explain how rational people make decisions when outcomes are mutually interdependent. This course introduces the methods of game theory from a historical perspective with primary emphasis on applications to economics. Applications to the other social sciences, business and biology are also considered. Topics covered include: normal and extensive forms of games, strict and weak dominance, sub-game perfections, pure and mixed strategies, Nash equilibrium, bargaining, oligopoly, New Keynesian and Classical Economics, trade policy, environmental economics and conflict resolution. Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252, plus completion of the core curriculum mathematics requirement.
ECON 370 - 01 Envr & Nat Resource Econ - T - R - 1330 - 1510 OEC 307
CRN: 22570 4 Credit Hours Instructor: James Vincent This course employs economic principles to analyze the problems of environmental pollution and natural-resource depletion. Economic systems, such as the private-market mechanism, are evaluated with respect to their effectiveness in the management of natural resources and the environment. Domestic and international environmental policies are examined and critiqued. Prerequisite: ECON 252
ECON 393 - I1 Individual Study - - - - - -
CRN: 23174 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Robert J. Riley
ECON 401 - 01 Managerial Decision Making M - W - F 1335 - 1440 OEC 305
CRN: 20095 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Monica E. Hartmann Microeconomic theory applied to business decision making. Emphasis on quantitative techniques applied to business decision making under uncertainty, demand and cost estimation, linear production models, pricing decisions, capital budgeting, inventory problems, and group decision making. Quantitative tools include linear regression, statistical decision analysis and linear programming. Prerequisites: ECON 352, and STAT 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220) or MATH 303 or permission of the instructor
ECON 418 - 01 Mathematical Economics M - W - F 1335 - 1440 OEC 209
CRN: 22571 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Craig S. Marcott Introduction to a mathematical treatment of models of economic behavior; economic content includes consumer theory, theory of the firm and selected topics in macroeconomics. Prerequisites: ECON 352, and MATH 200 or MATH 114 with permission of instructor

Summer 2014 Courses

Summer 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ECON 251 - 05 Prin of Macroeconomics - T - R - 1730 - 2130 OEC 452
CRN: 30020 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Agapitos Papagapitos An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 05 Prin of Microeconomics - T - R - 1730 - 2130 OEC 454
CRN: 30021 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Luz A. Saavedra An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ECON 251 - 04 Prin of Macroeconomics M - W - F 1055 - 1200 OEC 310
CRN: 40095 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Daniel R. Fairchild An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 05 Prin of Macroeconomics M - W - F 1215 - 1320 OEC 310
CRN: 41106 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Daniel R. Fairchild An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 06 Prin of Macroeconomics M - W - F 1215 - 1320 OEC 206
CRN: 41107 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Hong Wu An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 13 Prin of Macroeconomics - T - R - 1330 - 1510 OEC 310
CRN: 42510 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Craig S. Marcott An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 15 Prin of Macroeconomics - T - R - 1525 - 1700 OEC 310
CRN: 41108 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Craig S. Marcott An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - 42 Honors: Prin of Macroeconomics - T - R - 0955 - 1135 OEC 309
CRN: 40097 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Robert J. Riley An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 251 - P1 Prin of Macroeconomics M - W - F 1335 - 1440 OEC 206
CRN: 40096 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Hong Wu An introduction to macroeconomics: national income analysis, unemployment, price stability, and growth; monetary and fiscal policies; international trade and finance; application of economic theory to current problems. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 03 Prin of Microeconomics M - W - F 0935 - 1040 OEC 209
CRN: 42514 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Matthew H. Kim An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 04 Prin of Microeconomics M - W - F 1055 - 1200 OEC 209
CRN: 42515 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Matthew H. Kim An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 06 Prin of Microeconomics M - W - F 1215 - 1320 OEC 309
CRN: 41109 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Suzanne L. Wisniewski An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 07 Prin of Microeconomics M - W - F 1335 - 1440 OEC 310
CRN: 40476 4 Credit Hours Instructor: James Vincent An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 08 Prin of Microeconomics M - W - F 1335 - 1440 OEC 309
CRN: 41543 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Suzanne L. Wisniewski An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 09 Prin of Microeconomics - T - R - 0800 - 0940 OEC 206
CRN: 40098 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Bradley K. Wilson An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 10 Prin of Microeconomics - T - R - 0955 - 1135 OEC 206
CRN: 41936 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Bradley K. Wilson An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 12 Prin of Microeconomics - T - R - 1330 - 1510 OEC 309
CRN: 41110 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Michael W. Walrath An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 13 Prin of Microeconomics - T - R - 1330 - 1510 OEC 206
CRN: 40715 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Luz A. Saavedra An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 252 - 14 Prin of Microeconomics - T - R - 1525 - 1700 OEC 309
CRN: 41111 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Michael W. Walrath An introduction to microeconomics: theory of household (consumer) behavior, theory of the firm, market structures, market failures, economic efficiency, factor markets, and income distribution. Students who enroll in this course are expected to be able to use high-school algebra. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
ECON 311 - 01 Forecasting - T - R - 0800 - 0940 OEC 310
CRN: 40099 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Luz A. Saavedra An introduction to techniques used in forecasting with emphasis on analyzing economic and business data. The emphasis is on timeseries data, although cross-sectional analysis is also covered. Techniques presented include variants of moving averages, variants of exponential smoothing, regression and ARIMA processes. Prerequisites: ECON 251, 252 and STAT 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220)
ECON 311 - 02 Forecasting - T - R - 0955 - 1135 OEC 310
CRN: 42518 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Luz A. Saavedra An introduction to techniques used in forecasting with emphasis on analyzing economic and business data. The emphasis is on timeseries data, although cross-sectional analysis is also covered. Techniques presented include variants of moving averages, variants of exponential smoothing, regression and ARIMA processes. Prerequisites: ECON 251, 252 and STAT 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220)
ECON 315 - 01 Introduction to Econometrics M - W - F 0815 - 0920 MHC 211
CRN: 40100 4 Credit Hours Instructor: James Vincent An introduction to the application of statistical models and methods to economic problems; simple and multiple linear regression models; generalized least-squares; model building and related topics. Emphasis is on use of econometric software to analyze data and to test hypotheses. Prerequisites: Eight credits of Economics at the 300- or 400-level, STAT 220 or MATH 303
ECON 315 - 02 Introduction to Econometrics M - W - F 0935 - 1040 MHC 211
CRN: 40101 4 Credit Hours Instructor: James Vincent An introduction to the application of statistical models and methods to economic problems; simple and multiple linear regression models; generalized least-squares; model building and related topics. Emphasis is on use of econometric software to analyze data and to test hypotheses. Prerequisites: Eight credits of Economics at the 300- or 400-level, STAT 220 or MATH 303
ECON 332 - 01 Industrial Organization - T - R - 0955 - 1135 OEC 209
CRN: 40102 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Michael W. Walrath Relationship between market structure, behavior and performance of business enterprises; government intervention and regulation; antitrust and other public-policy issues. Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252
ECON 337 - 02 Econ of the Public Sector M - W - F 1335 - 1440 OEC 209
CRN: 42032 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Matthew H. Kim This course examines the role of government in a modern economy. It develops a set of concepts that will allow students to evaluate policy alternatives. The following are among the particular topics likely to be addressed: externalities and environmental protection, education, the redistribution of income, health care, social insurance, taxation and tax reform, cost-benefit analysis, fiscal federalism, and state and local government finance. In each case, the focus is on whether intervention by government is appropriate, what the most effective form of any such intervention is, and how alternative policy interventions affect the private decisions made by citizens and business firms. Prerequisite: ECON 252
ECON 341 - 01 International Macroeconomics M - W - F 0935 - 1040 OEC 310
CRN: 41941 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Hong Wu This course presents the framework necessary to understand international financial flows and open-economy macroeconomics. Upon completion of the course, students are expected to have a solid understanding of the workings of foreign exchange markets, balance of payments, exchange rate determination and regimes, optimum currency areas and policy coordination in an open economy.
ECON 342 - 01 International Trade - T - R - 0800 - 0940 OEC 309
CRN: 41942 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Robert J. Riley This course examines the economics of International trade and trade policy. Topics include: theories of why countries trade and their implications for income distribution and gains from trade; implications of national trade policies; strategic trade policy; regional agreements (including multilateral trade agreements, free trade areas, customs unions, common markets and economic unions); international factor movements; trade issues related to developing countries, the environment of economic growth. Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252
ECON 345 - 01 Economic Development/Growth M - W - F 1055 - 1200 OEC 309
CRN: 40995 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Suzanne L. Wisniewski Nature and measures of economic growth and development; theories of growth; developed and less-developed nations; economic planning; selection and financing of projects for economic growth and human development; environment, resources, and limits to growth. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252
ECON 351 - 01 Macroeconomic Theory - T - R - 0955 - 1135 MHC 211
CRN: 40103 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Daniel R. Fairchild Theories of money, interest, income and expenditure, employment, and inflation; monetary and fiscal policies; introduction to the theory of growth. Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252
ECON 351 - 02 Macroeconomic Theory - T - R - 1330 - 1510 OEC 209
CRN: 40104 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Bradley K. Wilson Theories of money, interest, income and expenditure, employment, and inflation; monetary and fiscal policies; introduction to the theory of growth. Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252
ECON 352 - 02 Microeconomic Theory M - W - - 1335 - 1510 OEC 454
CRN: 42517 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Craig S. Marcott Analysis of consumer behavior and demand theory; theory of production and costs; analysis of the firm and industry under various market structures; factor pricing; general equilibrium. Selected additional topics such as market failure, economics of information, welfare economics, income distribution. Prerequisites: ECON 251, 252 and MATH 109 or 111 or 113 or equivalent.