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

ECON2010 World Economic Geography

The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of the economic resources at our disposal and the natural conditions under which the utilization of these resources may be achieved. Locations, characteristics, and relationships of economic activities will be discussed and analyzed to permit better insight into these issues.
Prerequisite(s): ECON1001 or ECON1002.
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

ECON3025 The Global Economy in the 21st Century

This course introduces students to the economic problems that have emerged as a result of the process of globalization. Various issues such as the growth of world population, availability of resources, problems with the environment and climate change, the state of the global economy, and problems of global security are analyzed.
Prerequisite(s): ECON1001 and ECON1002. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, 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

ECON3070 Contemporary Economic Issues

This course is a topical examination of current macroeconomic and microeconomic issues that impact the U.S. economy. Course content examines and analyzes topics such as government finance, health care, the environment, energy, poverty and welfare, social economic issues, the housing market, terrorism, casino gambling, and the stock market.
Prerequisite(s): ECON1001 and ECON1002.
Offered at Charlotte, 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. This 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
3 Semester Credits