Lower-Division

ECON 1 Introductory Microeconomics: Resource Allocation and Market Structure

For all interested students as well as prospective economics majors. Examines how markets allocate resources in different kinds of economies. Topics include competitive markets, monopoly, financial markets, income distribution, market failures, the environment, and the role of government.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

General Education Code

PE-H

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

ECON 2 Introductory Macroeconomics: Aggregate Economic Activity

For all interested students and prospective economics majors. Examines how the overall level of national economic activity is determined, including output, employment, and inflation. Explores the roles of monetary and fiscal policies in stabilizing the economy and promoting growth, with a focus on contemporary policy debates.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

General Education Code

PE-H

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

ECON 10A Economics of Accounting

Introduces students to fundamental accounting principles and practices. Key topics include reviewing the accounting cycle, preparing basic financial statements, and integrating data analysis tools to interpret and analyze financial statement data. Course improves students' financial literacy skills by illustrating how financial statements are used by external parties such as bankers, creditors, investors, and others who have a desire and/or need to learn more about the financial information of business organizations.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Summer

ECON 10B Economics of Accounting

Foundation of accounting course providing students with the concepts, practices, and tools for analyzing, planning, and making managerial accounting decisions for the future with an emphasis on performance measurement using various data analysis tools. Key topics include product and service costing, management decision-making and analysis, planning and controlling processes, CVP analysis, budgeting, variance analysis, and segment reporting.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 10A.

Quarter offered

Winter, Spring, Summer

ECON 20 Economics for Non-Majors

Designed for non-majors seeking a basic introduction to core economic concepts relevant for social and public policy decision making. Fundamental economic concepts illustrated through their application to a variety of public policy questions.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

General Education Code

PE-H

ECON 30 Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Provides an overview of the role and importance of entrepreneurship in the economy and society; a framework for approaching entrepreneurship and innovation; and exposure to the core competencies required of all entrepreneurs. The course incorporatescase studies and speakers (often actual entrepreneurs) to provide context for the entrepreneurial topics covered in the course.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

ECON 93 Field Study

Supervised fieldwork experience in an area connected with economics or business. Prerequisite(s): two of the following ECON 100A, ECON 100B, ECON 113. Enrollment restricted to juniors and seniors. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency and seek internship for approval by agency.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

ECON 93F Field Study

Supervised fieldwork experience, in an area connected with economics or business. Prerequisite(s): two of the following ECON 100A, ECON 100B, ECON 113. Enrollment restricted to juniors and seniors. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency and seek internship for approval by agency.

Credits

2

Instructor

The Staff

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

ECON 99 Tutorial

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring