Economics (ECON) Courses

ECON1001 Macroeconomics

This course is designated as the first of two courses serving as an introduction to economics. It is a survey course covering the foundations of economics and focusing on macroeconomic concepts and issues such as the features and goals of capitalism, the market system, national income, business cycles, macroeconomic theories, and monetary and fiscal policy.
Prerequisite(s): MATH1002 or math placement. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

ECON1002 Microeconomics

This course consists of microeconomic principles and issues. Course content examines and analyzes both the product and resource markets with emphasis on demand, supply and elasticities. In addition, the costs of production and the basic market models of firms' short run and long run operations are discussed. Other topics covered include various current domestic microeconomic problems, as well as international economic issues such as international trade and foreign exchange.
Prerequisite(s): MATH1002 or math placement. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

ECON3030 Managerial Economics

This course introduces business students to the application of economic principles at the decision-making level in a business organization. This course demonstrates how economic concepts can be applied to decisions involving business strategy and the attainment of organizational objectives.
Prerequisite(s): ECON1002, MGMT1001. (HY)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

ECON5000 Economics in the Global Economy

This course consists of micro and macroeconomic issues and principles as they apply to the development of a viable and sustainable economy. Course content includes product and resource markets with an emphasis on demand, supply, price elasticity and consumer behavior. The course includes the features and goals of capitalism, the market system, national income, business cycles, and monetary and fiscal policies as they relate to economic viability and sustainability, with a view at causal effects in the global economy. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours