Economics (ECON)

ECON 101 F  Principles of Economics-Micro 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): MATH 040 F or MATH 041 F with a grade of C or better or math skills clearance

54 hours lecture per term. This course presents the basic structure of the economic system of the United States and emphasizes the behavior of the firm within this structure. Special attention is given to the allocation of products and resources through the price mechanism. Topics treated include comparative economic systems, supply and demand, product and resource pricing, the market models, and general equilibrium. (Degree Credit) (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC (C-ID: ECON 201)

ECON 101HF  Honors Principles of Economics-Micro 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): MATH 040 F or MATH 041 F with a grade of C or better or math skills clearance

54 hours lecture per term. This Honors-enhanced course presents the basic structure of the economic system of the United States and emphasizes the behavior of the firm within this structure. Topics include comparative economic systems, supply and demand, product and resource pricing, the market modules, and general equilibrium. Attention will be given to the quantitative methods used by economists. (Degree Credit) (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC (C-ID: ECON 201)

ECON 102 F  Principles of Economics-Macro 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECON 101 F or ECON 101HF with a grade of C or better.

54 hours lecture per term. This course includes an analysis of macroeconomics, focusing on economic aggregates and the overall performance of the United States economy, with special emphasis on the role of government. Topics treated include national income, employment theory, business cycles, fiscal and monetary policies, equilibrium growth, and international economics. Some of the problems of specific sectors of the economy are examined. (Degree Credit) (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC (C-ID: ECON 202)

ECON 102HF  Honors Principles of Economics-Macro 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECON 101 F or ECON 101 HF with a grade of C or better

54 hours lecture per term. This Honors-enhanced course includes an analysis of macroeconomics, focusing on economic aggregates and the overall performance of the United States economy, with special emphasis on the role of government. Topics treated include national income, employment theory, business cycles, fiscal and monetary policies, equilibrium growth, and international economics. Some of the problems of specific sectors of the economy are examined. (Degree Credit) (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC (C-ID: ECON 202)