Course Catalog

Economics Course Descriptions

BUS 341 Money and Banking

3 Hours

Students will examine banking institutions, theories and policies relating to monetary management of the economy in an international context. Prerequisite: ECO 231 or consent of instructor.

ECO 231 Principles of Macroeconomics

3 Hours

This course introduces students to analysis of the macroeconomy. It includes study of aggregate supply and demand model, Keynesian multiplier model, banking and monetary policy and applications to current macroeconomic problems. General Education: Social,Psychological and Political Thought -Institutional (Prior to Fall 2009)

ECO 232 Principles of Microeconomics

3 Hours

This course introduces students to economic analysis of the individual firm and market. It includes study of basic supply and demand model, the role of government in the economy, cost analysis of the form and application of principles to various markets and social problems. General Education:Social, Psychological and Political Thought -Institutional (Prior to Fall 2009)

ECO 336 Economics of Development

3 Hours

Students will study objectives, theories and problems of development at the international, state and local levels.

ECO 338 Managerial Economics

3 Hours

Application of economic concepts, principles and tools to the analysis of a variety of management problems. Pre-requisites: ECO232

ECO 460 Independent Study

1 Hours

Study of a topic in economics selected by the student with approval of the instructor.

ECO 499 Selected Topics - Advanced

1 Hours

BUS 342 Investments

3 Hours

This course is an intensive analysis of investment institutions, philosophies and principles for the individual and institutional investor.

BUS 381 Business Ethics & Social Policy

3 Hours

This course is an introduction to ethical decision making as related to business management and public policy relating to business. It includes both theory and application to current issues. GeneralEducation: Philosophical/TheologicalConceptions (effective by 2009)

MTH 200 Statistical Methods I

3 Hours

This course is an introduction to descriptive statistics, including graphs, sampling distributions, measures of central tendency, probability theory, hypothesis testing through nonparametic tests, confidence intervals, correlation and regression. Statistical applications, hypotheses testing and the use of statistical software for graphing is emphasized. Prerequisite: MTH 125 or consent of instructor. General Education: Critical and Collaborative Thinking – Quantitative Reasoning (beginning fall 2009) General Education: Mathematics (prior to 2009)

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