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Effective Spring 2016. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
ECN150HC An Economic Perspective: Honors Credit Hours: 3.00
The study of the interactions of individuals and societies from the viewpoint of economics. Includes the philosophy of economics, the history of economic thought, conventional economic theory, questions of equity versus efficiency, contemporary economic issues, microeconomics, macroeconomics, the individual and our democracy. Also includes additional Honors content.
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Information: This course is designed to be taken as a single class, as a pre-economics principles course (e.g. before ECN 200, 201 or 202), or as a post-principles course (e.g. after ECN 200, 201, or 202). Must qualify for Honors program. Faculty or Advisor approval may be required before enrolling in this course. Honors Content: Intensive research using highest standards and best practices for the discipline; a significant number/variety of readings of both primary and secondary sources; "high quality", peer reviewed paper or project in format appropriate for this discipline; and a presentation of research, either in class or to a wider audience.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ECN150 An Economic Perspective Credit Hours: 3.00
The study of the interactions of individuals and societies from the viewpoint of economics. Includes the philosophy of economics, the history of economic thought, conventional economic theory, questions of equity versus efficiency, contemporary economic issues, microeconomics, macroeconomics, the individual and our democracy.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites:
Information: This course is designed to be taken as a single class, as a pre-economics principles course (e.g. before ECN 200, 201 or 202), or as a post-principles course (e.g. after ECN 200, 201, or 202).
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ECN200 Basic Economic Principles Credit Hours: 3.00
Examination of microeconomic and macroeconomic theory with economic decision making, economic systems, production possibilities model, and market analysis. Includes micro topics, such as consumer demand, producer supply, and overall price determination. Also includes macro topics, such as goals and problems of the macroeconomy, fiscal policy, budgets, the Federal Reserve, and monetary policy.
Prerequisite(s): MAT 092.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Not open to students who have taken or are taking ECN 201 and/or ECN 202.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
ECN201HC Microeconomics Principles: Honors Credit Hours: 3.00
Economic theory as applied to individual decision-making units. Includes economic decision making, economic systems, production possibilities model, and market analysis. Also includes details of consumer demand with elasticity and utility maximization, producer supply with market structures and profit maximization, and overall price determination. Also may include the following Honors Content: Intensive research using highest standards and best practices for the discipline, and a significant number/variety of readings of both primary and secondary sources; "high quality", peer reviewed paper or project in a format appropriate for this discipline: presentation of research, in class or to a wider audience.
Prerequisite(s): MAT 092
Course Corequisites:
Information: Must qualify for Honors program. ECN 201HC will fulfill any ECN 201 requirement. Faculty or Advisor approval may be required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ECN201 Microeconomic Principles SUN# ECN2202 Credit Hours: 3.00
Economic theory as applied to individual decision-making units. Includes economic decision making, economic systems, production possibilities model, and market analysis. Also includes details of consumer demand with elasticity and utility maximization, producer supply with market structures and profit maximization, and overall price determination.
Prerequisite(s): MAT 092.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
ECN202HC Macroeconomics Principles: Honors Credit Hours: 3.00
Economic theory as applied to the operation of the economy as a whole. Includes economic decision making, economic systems, production possibilities model, and market analysis. Also includes goals and problems of the macroeconomy, foundations of the macroeconomy, fiscal policy, budgets, money, the role of financial institutions and the Federal Reserve, money creation, monetary theory and policy. Also may include the following Honors Content: Intensive research using highest standards and best practices for the discipline, and a significant number/variety of readings of both primary and secondary sources; "high quality", peer reviewed paper or project in a format appropriate for this discipline: presentation of research, in class or to a wider audience.
Prerequisite(s): MAT 092
Course Corequisites:
Information: Must qualify for Honors program. ECN 202HC will fulfill any ECN 202 requirement. Faculty or Advisor approval may be required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ECN202 Macroeconomic Principles SUN# ECN2201 Credit Hours: 3.00
Economic theory as applied to the operation of the economy as a whole. Includes economic decision making, economic systems, production possibilities model, and market analysis. Also includes goals and problems of the macroeconomy, foundations of the macroeconomy, fiscal policy, budgets, money, the role of financial institutions and the Federal Reserve, money creation, monetary theory and policy.
Prerequisite(s): MAT 092.
Course Corequisites:
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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ECN296 Independent Study in Economics Credit Hours: 1-3.00
Independent study projects or special interest areas in economics under the supervision of a faculty member.
Prerequisite(s): ECN 200, or ECN 201 and 202.
Course Corequisites:
Information: May be taken two times for a maximum of six credit hours.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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