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Economics Courses

ECON-E 201 Introduction to Microeconomics (3 cr.)   An analysis of evolution of market structure using the concepts of supply and demand, opportunity cost, and marginal analysis. Applications include a variety of concurrent microeconomic issues.

ECON-E 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics (3 cr.)   An introduction to macroeconomics which studies the economy as a whole; the level of output, prices and employment, how they are measured and how they can be changed; money and banking; international trade; and economic growth.

ECON-E 280 Applied Statistics for Business and Economics I  (3 cr.)  [P:MATH-M 118 or M119, or MATH 15300 or 16500.]   Summary measures of central tendency and variability. Basic concepts in probability and important probability distributions. Sampling, sampling distributions, and basic estimation concepts such as confidence interval, estimation, and hypothesis testing.

ECON-E 281 Applied Statistics for Business and Economics II  (3 cr.)  [P:ECON-E 280.]   Balanced coverage of statistical concepts and methods, along with practical advice on their effective application to real-world problems. Topics include simple and multiple linear regression, time-series analysis, statistical process control and decision making.