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Economics Undergraduate Courses

  • ECON 1000 - Survey of Economics

    A survey of economics class that covers both microeconomics and macroeconomics. Intended for students who seek to fulfill the Tier II Social Science requirement and do not intend to take any other economics course. Students study an overview of important economic topics, from microeconomics and macroeconomics, using online course materials and assignments.

    Requisites: (C or better in MATH D004 or D005) or (C or better in Math 1200) or (Math Placement Level 1 or higher) Warning: no credit for this course if taken after the following: ECON 1030 or 1040 or 3030 or 3040 or 3050

    Credits: 3.0

    General Education Code: 2SS

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 1030 - Principles of Microeconomics

    Basic theory and economic analysis of prices, markets, production, wages, interest, rent, and profits. Analysis of how the capitalistic system determines what, how, and for whom to produce.

    Requisites: Math placement level 2 or higher or C or better in MATH 1200

    Credits: 3.0

    General Education Code: 2SS

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 1040 - Principles of Macroeconomics

    Basic theory of national income analysis. Causes of unemployment and inflation. Monetary and fiscal policies of the federal government.

    Requisites: Math placement level 2 or higher or C or better in MATH 1200

    Credits: 3.0

    General Education Code: 2SS

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 2130 - Current Economic Problems

    Application of economic theory to current economic problems with emphasis on public policy implications.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 2900 - Special Topics in Economics

    Specific course content will vary with offering.

    Credits: 1.0-15.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 2970T - Economics Tutorial

    Tutorial on topics in microeconomics.

    Requisites: HTC

    Credits: 1.0-15.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 15.0 hours.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 tutorial

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 2971T - Economics Tutorial

    Tutorial on topics in advanced microeconomics.

    Requisites: HTC

    Credits: 1.0-15.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 15.0 hours.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 tutorial

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 2980T - Economics Tutorial

    Tutorial on topics in macroeconomics.

    Requisites: HTC

    Credits: 1.0-15.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 15.0 hours.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 tutorial

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 2981T - Economics Tutorial

    Tutorial on topics in advanced macroeconomics.

    Requisites: HTC

    Credits: 1.0-15.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 15.0 hours.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 tutorial

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3000 - Mathematics for Economists

    Mathematical analysis in economics. Calculus and matrix algebra techniques used prominently in economics literature, together with their application to selected problems in economics.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3010 - Economics of Altruism

    This course is an introduction into behavioral economic theory and methods as they pertain to concepts of altruism, generosity, and giving. The course will contrast economic theories that predict selfish behavior to those that attempt to explain kindness and generosity. Recent research in behavioral economics shows a plethora of surprising and often, conflicting evidence on the existence of altruism. Students will become familiar with the altruism literature and related economic experiments and games. The role of humanitarianism in society will be explored as students perform service learning projects with local non-profit organizations. Students will learn project evaluation techniques to give insight into effective philanthropy.

    Requisites: Jr or Sr

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3020 - Games and Economic Behavior

    Game Theory studies interactions between mutually interdependent players who are aware of this interdependence.

    Requisites: ECON 1030

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3030 - Intermediate Microeconomics

    Price system as allocative mechanism. Price and production policies of individual firms and consumers under alternative market conditions and analysis of these policies on social efficiency of resource allocation. Students expected to have understanding of elementary algebra and geometry.

    Requisites: ECON 1030

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3040 - Intermediate Macroeconomics

    Factors determining level of nation's economic activity and responsible for growth and stability in nation's economy. Part of course devoted to measures of national income while remainder consists of analysis of interrelationships among production, price levels, relative prices, employment, and capital formation. Students expected to have understanding of elementary algebra and geometry.

    Requisites: ECON 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3050 - Managerial Economics

    Analysis of decision-making in enterprise; market environment; measurement of influence of policy and nonpolicy variables on sales and costs; sales, cost, and profit forecasting; and empirical studies of market structure and pricing.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and (MATH 1350 or 2301 or 2302)

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3080 - Behavioral Economics

    This course combines insights from psychology with neo-classical economic theory and applies human and social cognitive and emotional patterns to better understand economic decision making and public choice.

    Requisites: ECON 1030

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3100J - Writing on Economic Issues

    This course teaches students to write about economic issues for a general audience.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and (Jr or Sr)

    Credits: 3.0

    General Education Code: 1J

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3120 - Economics of Poverty

    Incidence, causes, measurement and analysis of poverty worldwide.

    Requisites: ECON 1030

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3130 - Economics of the Environment

    Economic analysis of such environmental matters as air, water, and noise pollution, population growth, and land use. Emphasis placed on use of economic theory and empirical research in evaluating environmental policies.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and (MATH 1350 or 2301 or 2302)

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3140 - Natural Resource Economics

    Explores the economic aspects involved in the extraction and utilization of both renewable and nonrenewable natural resources. Topics include the economics of oil and mineral extraction, groundwater use, agricultural practices, forestry, and fisheries. Allocation of property rights and economic benefits and costs of natural resource use also are examined.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and (MATH 163A or 1350 or 2301 or 2302)

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3150 - Economics of Health Care

    The main topics include: Private versus social health insurance. Economics of HIV/AIDS. Rational and bounded rational addiction models. Economics of smoking, drinking, obesity. Exams involve solving numerical problems and writing short essays on health policy issues.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3160 - Economics and the Law

    Major topics are property, contracts, and torts. Class time is divided between economic analysis of these topics in the abstract and actual legal cases that involve these topics.

    Requisites: ECON 1030

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3200 - Labor Economics

    Demand for labor, supply of labor, household production, compensating wage differentials, education and training, discrimination, unions, and unemployment.

    Requisites: ECON 1030

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3220 - Economics of Human Resources

    Investigation of the decisions individuals and families make regarding education, marriage, fertility, labor supply, and child care, as well as the effects of public policy on these decisions.

    Requisites: ECON 1030

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3320 - Industrial Organization

    Market structures, market conduct, and social performance of industries. Emphasis upon firms' strategic behavior in price and nonprice competition. Topics include oligopolistic pricing, strategic entry deterrence, location strategies, product quality, advertising, and research and development. Economic welfare implications of firms' behavior examined.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and (MATH 163A or 1350 or 2301 or 2302)

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3340 - Economics of Antitrust

    Explores the economic behavior of the firm subject to antitrust laws. Topics include collusion, price discrimination, vertical restraints, and other behavior where the intent may be to monopolize a market. Also examines institutional incentives and economic benefits and costs of antitrust laws.

    Requisites: ECON 1030

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3350 - Economics of Energy

    Applies economic theory to analyzing public policy issues regarding energy production and use--including such topics as price controls, import dependency, conservation, supply outlook, and industry concentration.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and (MATH 163A or 1350)

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3370 - Economics of Regulation

    This course examines the theory and practice of economic, health, safety, and environmental regulations.

    Requisites: ECON 1030

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3400 - International Trade

    International trade patterns, theories of absolute and comparative advantage, classical and modern trade theory, tariffs, quotas, nontariff barriers, preferential trading arrangements.

    Requisites: ECON 1030

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3410 - International Monetary Systems

    How exchange rates are determined, fixed vs. flexible rates, government intervention, fiscal and monetary policy in open economy, transmission of inflation and unemployment among nations, international capital movements, covered interest arbitrage, forward exchange, Euro-currency markets.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3430 - Financial Economics

    In a free economy, income earners' savings flow directly and through intermediaries to investors who use the proceeds to increase capital, the engine of growth. Intermediaries such as banks, brokers, and exchanges, create instruments such as equities, bonds, mutual fund shares, and their derivatives, which trade in secondary markets. This course examines the interrelationships between institutions, instruments, participants, strategies, and markets.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3500 - Development Economics

    This course examines classic and modern theories of economic development and growth focusing on applications to the developing world. Special topics may include debt, trade, reform, foreign investment, education, health, the role of the state, and international aid.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3510 - Agricultural Development

    Patterns of agricultural development; technological and demographic changes in agriculture; socioeconomic problems; marketing arrangements; case studies of specific agricultural development projects.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3520 - Economic History of the United States

    Economic factors in development of U.S., including historical growth of economic institutions such as banking, manufacturing, labor unions, and agriculture, from colonial times to present.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3530 - European Economic History

    Economic growth of developed countries. Focus on industrial revolutions in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the former Soviet Union. Historical experience of these countries related to various theories of economic change.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3600 - Money and Banking

    Role of money and banking system in determination of national income and output.

    Requisites: ECON 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3710 - Cost Benefit Analysis

    A systematic treatment of all the concepts underlying benefit cost analysis combined with hands on experience in using cost benefit analysis to evaluate actual public projects.

    Requisites: ECON 1030

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3810 - Economic Statistics

    Statistical methods are developed within an economic context. Fundamental statistical topics include descriptive statistics, basic probability theory, random variables, sampling, estimation, and hypothesis testing.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and (MATH 1350 or 2301 or 2302) and WARNING: not PSY2110 or ISE3200 or MATH 253 or 2500)

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3820 - Economic Data Analysis

    Microsoft Excel and SAS language, using real-life small and large data sets, and applying various software procedures to conduct statistical and financial analysis of economic and business data. Interpretation of statistical output of estimated functions and written reports for rational decision making, by using business and economic analysis.

    Requisites: (ECON 1030 or 1040) and (3810 or QBA 2010)

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3970T - Economics Tutorial

    Tutorial on topics in an economics field.

    Requisites: HTC

    Credits: 1.0-15.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 15.0 hours.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 tutorial

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 3980T - Economics Tutorial

    Tutorial on topics in an economics field.

    Requisites: HTC

    Credits: 1.0-15.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 15.0 hours.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 tutorial

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4060 - Monetary Theory and Policy

    Emphasis on monetary economics. Money demand and supply theory and policies for minimizing cyclical fluctuations in economic activity.

    Requisites: ECON 3040 or 3600

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4150 - Regional Analysis

    Regional economic issues and the role for regional economic policy.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4250 - Government and Economic Policy

    Survey of economic approach to analyzing public policy issues. Uses concepts of welfare economics and public choice economics, as applied to sample of policy subjects.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4300 - Public Finance

    Role played by government as user of economic resources and redistributor of incomes. Some questions explored: need for government's entry into economy, optimal size of government, selection of tax and expenditures schemes, and effects of government economic activity on private sector.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 or 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4440 - Futures Markets

    Contracts, trading, institutions, and strategies, including hedging and speculation.

    Requisites: ECON 3600 or FIN 3270

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4550 - Economics of Africa

    Analysis of African Economies

    Requisites: ECON 3500

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4730 - Economics of Southeast Asia

    Economic characteristics, development problems, strategies, and prospects of countries of Southeast Asia.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4740 - Economics of Latin America

    Economics of Latin American countries, prospects for economic development of the region, nature and origin of institutional obstacles to economic change. Economic heritage of colonial period and subsequent evolution of economic institutions, resources of the area and utilization, and trends in economic activity and policy in post-WWII period.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4750 - Economics of China

    This course examines the history and development of the Chinese economy. The emphasis is given to the transformation of the Chinese economy into a market economy with its special characteristics.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4760 - Economics of Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia

    Study the economic characteristics, current economic problems, and future growth prospects for these economies.

    Requisites: ECON 1040

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4850 - Economic Methodology

    Statistical testing of economic hypotheses employing linear regression. The economic models tested are those commonly employed in the microeconomic and macroeconomic literature.

    Requisites: ECON 3040 and (3030 or 3050) and (3810 or QBA 2010 or MATH 253)

    Credits: 3.0

    General Education Code: T3

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4870 - Introduction to Econometrics

    Basic linear regression models are explored within an econometric context. Simple and multiple linear regression models are introduced under classical assumptions and developed in relation to heteroskedasticity, autocorrelation, multicollinearity, and specification errors. Models with binary regressors, models with qualitative dependent variables, and the simultaneous equations model are introduced. Computer assignments provide experience in empirical social science research.

    Requisites: (ECON 3030 or 3040) and (3810 or QBA 2010)

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4890 - Economics with SAS

    Use statistical and econometric techniques in SAS to study selected topics of current interest in the area of economics.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 3810

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4900 - Special Topics in Economics

    Specific course content will vary with offering.

    Credits: 1.0-15.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 lecture

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4910 - Internship in Economics

    This class represents an internship for a student. Internships must be supervised by a faculty member.

    Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040 and 3810

    Credits: 3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 6.0 field experience/internship

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4930 - Readings

    Readings in selected fields of economics. Topics selected by student in consultation with faculty member.

    Credits: 1.0-3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 independent study

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4940 - Independent Research

    Methodology, analysis of data, and preparation of research findings.

    Credits: 1.0-3.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 research

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4970T - Economics Tutorial

    Thesis Tutorial

    Requisites: HTC

    Credits: 1.0-15.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 15.0 hours.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 tutorial

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

  • ECON 4980T - Economics Tutorial

    Thesis Tutorial

    Requisites: HTC

    Credits: 1.0-15.0

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 15.0 hours.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 tutorial

    Eligible grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

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