Academic Catalogs

Economics (ECON)

ECON G1053 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Consumer and Financial Math  
Prerequisite(s): MATH G010 or appropriate Math placement score.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course provides an exploration of the use of mathematics related to consumer and financial applications. The course will utilize basic mathematical concepts applied to the real world and society for consumers, business, money, and banking. Graded or Pass/No Pass.

ECON G1103 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Contemporary Economic Issues and Problems  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly: American Economic Problems. Provides an introduction to the basic tools and concepts of economic analysis with an emphasis of applying economic theory to current problems and issues. Topics include scarcity, decision making, supply and demand, and the effects of policy applied to selected issues such as crime, drug control, healthcare, pollution, and poverty. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

ECON G1303 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Environmental Economics and Policy  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly: ENVS G100 Introduction to Environmental Studies. This course provides an introduction to environmental studies that focuses on resource allocation, environmental issues, and environmental policy. The course is an interdisciplinary perspective on the biological processes of air, soil, and water; an analysis of human impact on the environment; and policies to foster sustainable development. The course evaluates problems of natural resource use, environmental quality, and pollution. Examines policies used to correct market failures of natural resources both nationally and internationally. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

ECON G1703 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Principles of Micro Economics  
Prerequisite(s): MATH G030 or MATH G040 or achieve qualifying score on Math Placement.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly: ECON G180 – Micro-Economics. This course offers an introduction to the concepts and tools of economic analysis. Topics include scarcity, supply and demand, costs of production, and analysis of individual and firm behavior in markets. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: ECON 201.

ECON G1753 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Principles of Macro Economics  
Prerequisite(s): MATH G030 or MATH G040 or achieve qualifying score on Math Placement.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly: ECON G285 – Macro-Economics. This course is an introductory course applying economic analysis to the aggregate economy. Topics include measurement of economic activity, money and financial institutions, monetary and fiscal policy, long run growth, and international trade. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: ECON 202.