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Economics Courses

Economics Courses

Principles of Economics (Macro-Economics)

Course Number: ECON 1
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Prerequisite: Math 203 or MATH 211D
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Introductory economic concepts: Measurements of national income and production; causes of inflation, recession and depression; money and banking; government monetary and fiscal (spending and taxation) policies; stabilization techniques; economic growth; history of economic thought and philosophy.
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; IGETC area 4

 

Principles of Economics (Micro-Economics)

Course Number: ECON 2
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Prerequisite: Math 203 or MATH 211D
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Principles of micro-economics: Forms of business organization, theory of the firm within competitive and noncompetitive markets, distribution of income, poverty, labor issues, agriculture.
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; IGETC area 4

 

Selected Topics in Economics

Course Number: ECON 48GA-MZ
Units: .5-5
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: See section on Selected Topics.

 

Selected Topics in Economics

Course Number: ECON 248GA-MZ
Units: .5-5
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR)
Description: See section on Selected Topics.