Economics - Fall 2018

Contemporary Economic Problems — 3885
ECO 1530 – 3 credits
Jacob T. Hordych

Students will analyze current economic problems while critically evaluating solutions to these problems. Students integrate basic economic concepts and terminology to problems surrounding such issues as the environment, distribution of resources, health care, crime, market power, poverty, discrimination, government price controls, and international trade. This course is not a substitute for ECO 2610-2620. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Oct 25 – Dec 13 Thu 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Contemporary Economic Problems — 3888
ECO 1530 – 3 credits
Gregory P. Rabb

Students will analyze current economic problems while critically evaluating solutions to these problems. Students integrate basic economic concepts and terminology to problems surrounding such issues as the environment, distribution of resources, health care, crime, market power, poverty, discrimination, government price controls, and international trade. This course is not a substitute for ECO 2610-2620. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 123
Nov 5 – Dec 17 Mon 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Macroeconomic Principles — 3005
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 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Macroeconomic Principles — 3007
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Microeconomic Principles — 3008
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am