Economics - Fall 2018

Contemporary Economic Problems — 3161
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Oct 24 – Dec 12 Wed 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Contemporary Economic Problems — 4362
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Oct 25 – Dec 13 Thu 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Microeconomic Principles — 3162
ECO 2620 – 3 credits
Sarah L. Bray

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 209
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm