Academic Catalogs

Economics (ECON)

ECON A1003 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Economics: General Concepts  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Provides the student with a general understanding of the concepts, principles, and methods of microeconomics and macroeconomics at the introductory level. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

ECON A1103 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Consumer Economics  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

An applied approach to the problems and possibilities confronting the consumer in today's economy. Emphasis is placed on the development of skills in personal financial planning: decision making, use of credit and principles of saving and investment. Attention is given to the problems in housing, transportation, health services, and insurance. Issues of personal taxation, government regulation, and environmental protection are considered in relation to consumer interest. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

ECON A1703 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Microeconomics  
Prerequisite(s): MATH A010 or higher.
Advisory: MATH A030.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

An introduction to the principles and problems of microeconomics. Covers economic concepts and principles as applied to markets, analysis of costs, consumer behavior, determining consumer optimum conditions, behavior of producers, determining the producers optimum in the goods and services market and in the factors markets, the structure of markets and how they influence and limit competition, labor, capital, information and entrepreneurship, public goods, and international economics. This course may also be offered online. C-ID: ECON 201.

ECON A170H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Microeconomics Honors  
Prerequisite(s): MATH A010 or higher.
Advisory: MATH A030.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

An introduction to the principles and problems of microeconomics. Covers economic concepts and principles as applied to markets, analysis of costs, consumer behavior, determining consumer optimum conditions, behavior of producers, determining the producers optimum in the goods and services market and in the factors markets, the structure of markets and how they influence and limit competition, labor, capital, information and entrepreneurship, public goods, and international economics.

ECON A1753 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Macroeconomics  
Prerequisite(s): MATH A010 or higher.
Advisory: ECON A170 or ECON A170H; and MATH A030.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

An introduction to the principles and problems of macroeconomics. Covers economic concepts and principles as applied to markets, national income, unemployment, inflation, economic growth, fiscal and monetary policy, banking, the Federal Reserve System, and international economics. This course may also be offered online. C-ID: ECON 202.

ECON A175H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Macroeconomics Honors  
Prerequisite(s): MATH A010 or higher.
Advisory: ECON A170 or ECON A170H; and MATH A030.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

An introduction to the principles and problems of macroeconomics. Covers economic concepts and principles as applied to markets, national income, unemployment, inflation, economic growth, fiscal and monetary policy, banking, the Federal Reserve System, and international economics.