ECON-E 101 Survey of Current Economic Issues and Problems (3 cr.)
Basic economic principles applied to current social issues and problems. Topics covered will typically include inflation, unemployment, wage and price controls, welfare, social security, national debt, health programs, food prices, pollution, crime, mass transit, revenue sharing, multinationals, population, and energy. Not open to those with previous college-level economics courses
ECON-E 201 Introduction to Microeconomics (3 cr.)
E201 is a general introduction to microeconomic analysis. Discussed are the method of economics, scarcity of resources, the interaction of consumers and businesses in the market place in order to determine price, and how the market system places a value on factors of production.
ECON-E 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics (3 cr.)
An introduction to macroeconomics that studies the economy as a whole; the levels 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 M118 or M119 or 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.)
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.