Economics (ECON)

ECON-100 3 Units Principles of Macroeconomics

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

Prerequisite: Completion of MATH-90 or MATH-97 with a minimum grade of C.

Introduction to principles of macro economic analysis, economic institutions, and the application of these concepts to public policy. Comprehension of the economic vocabulary, the conflicting economic theories, money and banking, national income accounting, the basis of economic growth, and the role of government in our economic lives.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

ECON-101 3 Units Principles of Microeconomics

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

Prerequisite: Completion of MATH-90 or MATH-97 with a minimum grade of C.

This is an introductory course focusing on choices of individual economic decision-makers. Topics include scarcity, specialization and trade, market equilibrium, elasticity, production and cost theory, market structures, factor markets, and market failure.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

ECON-120 3 Units Economic History of the U.S.

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

A survey of the economic development of the United States from colonial times to the present, with emphasis on the relationship of economic activities to social and political development.

Transfers to both UC/CSU