Economics (ECON)

ECON 001  Principles Of Macroeconomics Units: 3

Macroeconomics deals with the overall performance of the economy. It focuses on aggregate economic concepts such as the gross domestic product, employment,unemployment, price stability, inflation, ups and downs of the economy, economic growth, the role of money, and the impact of international trade. The course also covers different theories and views that explain an economic system, and addresses a range of policy options that can be considered for improving the performance of the economy. (C-ID ECON 202)
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ENG-070 and MATH-054
Advisory: MATH-040
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C2                 CSU GE: D2                 IGETC: 4B

ECON 002  Principles Of Microeconomics Units: 3

This course is an introduction to economic theory and analysis with an emphasis on the features of a market economy, role and behavior of consumers, businesses, owners of resources, government and the international sector. Efficiencies and deficiencies of a market system are explored and the role of government intervention is discussed. (C-ID ECON 201)
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ENG-070 nd MATH-054
Advisory: MATH-040
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C2                 CSU GE: D2                 IGETC: 4B

ECON 011  International Economic Relations Units: 3

The course is the study of international trade, foreign investment,transfer of technology, and the international flow of labor.Students become familiar with the principles of international economic relations and its complexities through class lectures,review of current literature, and class discussions.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C2                 CSU GE: D2                 IGETC: 4B

ECON 012  Understanding Econ Principles & Applications Units: 3

This course provides students with an introductory knowledge of fundamental economic principles and economic data. It prepares students to make critical evaluations of economic issues and policies in order to make more informed decisions as income earner, taxpayer, and voter. It will acquaint students with the methods and principles of economics such as understanding economic behavior, economic decision-making,government policy, and domestic and international economic issues.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Student Option
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C2                 CSU GE: D2                 IGETC: 4B