ECON198/298 Independent Studies in Economics
1-3 credits (hrs to be arranged) Student and instructor identify a project or problem in economics and jointly draw up a contract. The contract sets forth a proposal to complete the project or solve the problem. The contract identifies objectives, procedures, and equipment needed, together with key checkpoints for student instructor conferences. Prerequisite: Instructor consent.
4 credits (4 lec hrs/wk) Analyzes the market system, with attention given to the role of households, firms, and government in determining wages/prices and the allocation of productive resources. Prerequisite: MTH65 with a 'C' or better or appropriate placement test score.
4 credits (4 lec hrs/wk) Analyzes the national economy as a whole, with attention given to determining national income, business cycles, economic growth, fiscal and monetary policy, and international trade. Prerequisite: MTH65 with a 'C' or better or appropriate placement test score.