Courses Offered


ECON 100 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS (3)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Prerequisite: MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or equivalent.
Introduction to the U.S. economy and its institutions in a global context. Measuring output, unemployment, and inflation. Theory of the determination of output and prices for individual markets and the economy as a whole. Analysis of money, banking, and interest rates. Government fiscal and monetary stabilization policies. Current economic topics.  Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3).


ECON 102 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (3)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Prerequisite: ECON 100 or equivalent; and MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or equivalent.
Introduction to the functioning of markets. Theory of the determination of output and prices for markets under competitive and noncompetitive conditions. Analysis of firms' costs and revenues. Government tax and regulatory policies in response to imperfect competition and market failures. Current economic topics such as international trade and labor markets. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3).

ECON 111 THE ECONOMY TODAY (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or equivalent.
@9/11.5:Non-theoretical consideration of current economic issues. Introduction to basic economic concepts and alternative perspectives. Current issues include unemployment, inflation, banking, immigration, social security, international trade, and war. NOTE: Students who have received credit for ECON 100 or 102 may not receive credit for ECON 111. Transfer credit: CSU (D3).


ECON 310 POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ASIA (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A comparative study of the political economy of Asian countries. European and U.S. colonialism, post-colonial political and economic developments, and market reforms in socialist countries. Relations among Asian nations and their relationship to the U.S. economy and foreign policy. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3).

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