Academic Catalogs

Economics (ECON)

ECON C1103 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Economic Issues and Policy  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly ECON C100. Provides an introduction to the basic tools and concepts of economic analysis with an emphasis of applying economic theory to current issues and policy. Course is designed for students who desire an economic perspective without an intensive or technical investigation. Topics include scarcity and decision making, supply and demand, and the effects of fiscal and monetary policy as applied to selected problems such as crime and drug control, pollution, taxation, Social Security, healthcare, poverty and income equality, and international trade. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC Credit Limitations: no credit for ECON C110 if taken after ECON C170 or ECON C175.

ECON C1703 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Principles of Microeconomics  
Prerequisite(s): MATH C030 or C045 with a grade of C or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly ECON C185. This course offers an introduction to the concepts and tools of economic analysis. The course studies price theory, including supply and demand, marginal analysis, utility, cost and revenue concepts, perfect and imperfect competition, production, and factor markets. Economic principles are applied to the analysis of such problems as industrial organization, the environment, public choice, and the distribution of income. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC Credit Limitations: no credit for ECON C110 if taken after ECON C170 or ECON C175. C-ID: ECON 201.

ECON C1753 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Principles of Macroeconomics  
Prerequisite(s): MATH C030 or C045 with a grade of C or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly ECON C180. This course examines and analyzes the economic problem of productivity, recession, unemployment, and inflation. The focus of this investigation centers on business cycles, the measurement of output and income in the economy, the determination of the equilibrium level of national income in the economy, money creation and the banking system, monetary and fiscal policy options, international trade and finance, and the effects of the public debt. The particular interactions of the domestic and international economies are studied throughout the course. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC Credit Limitations: no credit for ECON C110 if taken after ECON C170 or ECON C175. C-ID: ECON 202.