Economics - Fall 2017

Macroeconomic Principles — 3011
ECO 2610 – 3 credits
Martha A. Zenns

Students will be introduced to how the US economy functions as part of an open economy, as it relates to international trade and finance. Students will learn to recognize the role of supply and demand, different economic systems, the private and public sectors, and evaluate unemployment, inflation, and Gross Domestic Product as indicators of economic activity. Students will evaluate matters of fiscal policy, monetary policy, and conflicting economic opinions. Prerequisites: sophomore standing and ENG 1530; Eligibility: MAT 1590. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 215
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Macroeconomic Principles — 3014
ECO 2610 – 3 credits
Martha A. Zenns

Students will be introduced to how the US economy functions as part of an open economy, as it relates to international trade and finance. Students will learn to recognize the role of supply and demand, different economic systems, the private and public sectors, and evaluate unemployment, inflation, and Gross Domestic Product as indicators of economic activity. Students will evaluate matters of fiscal policy, monetary policy, and conflicting economic opinions. Prerequisites: sophomore standing and ENG 1530; Eligibility: MAT 1590. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 207
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Microeconomic Principles — 3015
ECO 2620 – 3 credits
Martha A. Zenns

Students will examine principles of supply and demand with an applied analysis of consumer demand, sensitivity to price changes (elasticity), and utility. Using cost and revenue information, students will demonstrate the theoretical market of perfect competition and monopolies along with realistic alternative markets like monopolistic competition and oligopolies. Students will recognize the role of comparative advantage and specialization in international trade. Prerequisites: sophomore standing and ENG 1530; Eligibility: MAT 1590. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 215
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am