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ECO 100   Survey Economics ...   3

Prerequisites: One of the following must be completed: MAT 096, ASMNT A120.

Introduction to basic economic decision-making at both micro and macro levels. Overview of topics relating to aggregate economic activity and to individual economic activity of households and firms.

ECO 110   Principles of Macroeconomics ...   3

Prerequisites: One of the following must be completed: MAT 098, ASMNT A121

Introduction to determination of aggregate measures of economic activity, price level, employment and national output. Topics include inflation, unemployment and economic growth; money and banking system; and formulation of fiscal and monetary policies in pursuit of economic stabilization.

ECO 120   Principles of Microeconomics ...   3

Prerequisites: One of the following must be completed: MAT 098, ASMNT A121

Introduction to determination of prices in product and factor markets. Topics include individual decision-making behavior of households and firms; interactions in markets of varying degrees of competition; and effects of such markets on allocation of scarce resources and distribution of income.

ECO 220   Money and Banking ...   3

Prerequisites: ECO 110

Examination of nature of money and factors influencing money stock; introduction to monetary theory and policy; and impact of monetary phenomena on employment, production, prices and balance of payments.