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Course ID:ECON 1100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Analysis of Strategic Games
Course
Description:
The analysis of players' strategies and their outcomes when each player's best strategy depends on the (expected) actions of others. Circumstances leading to both cooperative and noncooperative outcomes are considered, with economic and other applications.
Oasis Title:ANALYSIS OF GAMES
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 2100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economics of Environmental Quality
Course
Description:
The economic analysis of environmental issues, with discussions of current environmental quality problems, their underlying causes, and command vs. market-based solutions.
Oasis Title:ECON OF ENV QUALITY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 4150
Prerequisite:ECON 2106 and ECON 2105
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 2105. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Macroeconomics
Course
Description:
Explanations of economic growth and the business cycle, aimed at shedding light on economy-wide problems such as inflation and unemployment, with special attention to the role played by monetary and fiscal policies.
Oasis Title:PRIN OF MACROECON
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 2105H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Macroeconomics (Honors)
Course
Description:
Explanations of economic growth and the business cycle, aimed at shedding light on economy-wide problems such as inflation and unemployment, with special attention to the role played by monetary and fiscal policies.
Oasis Title:PRIN OF MACROECON
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 2105
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 2105E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Macroeconomics
Course
Description:
Explanations of economic growth and the business cycle, aimed at shedding light on economy-wide problems such as inflation and unemployment, with special attention to the role played by monetary and fiscal policies.
Oasis Title:PRIN OF MACROECON
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 2105 or ECON 2105H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 2106E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Microeconomics
Course
Description:
Laws governing the use of scarce resources by producers and consumers in market economies, with emphasis on the role played by prices. The consequences of government involvement in the economy are studied, with examples taken from current policy issues.
Oasis Title:PRIN OF MICROECON
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 2106. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Microeconomics
Course
Description:
Laws governing the use of scarce resources by producers and consumers in market economies, with emphasis on the role played by prices. The consequences of government involvement in the economy are studied, with examples taken from current policy issues.
Oasis Title:PRIN OF MICROECON
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 2106H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Microeconomics (Honors)
Course
Description:
Laws governing the use of scarce resources by producers and consumers in market economies, with emphasis on the role played by prices. The consequences of government involvement in the economy are studied, with examples taken from current policy issues.
Oasis Title:PRIN OF MICROECON
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 2106
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 2200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economic Development of the United States
Course
Description:
The United States' growth and transformation into an industrialized nation, exploring the contributions of diverse cultural groups. The rise of the corporation, slavery, government regulation, banking, transportation, the economic role of women and minorities, the Great Depression, and rapid post-World War II growth.
Oasis Title:ECON DEV OF US
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 2200H or ECON 4700/6700
Prerequisite:ECON 2106 and ECON 2105
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 2200H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economic Development of the United States (Honors)
Course
Description:
The United States' growth and transformation into an industrialized nation, exploring the contributions of diverse cultural groups. The rise of the corporation, slavery, government regulation, banking, transportation, the economic role of women and minorities, the Great Depression, and rapid post-World War II growth.
Oasis Title:ECON DEV OF US
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 2200 or ECON 4700/6700
Prerequisite:ECON 2106 and ECON 2105 and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 2200E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economic Development of the United States
Course
Description:
The United States' growth and transformation into an industrialized nation, exploring the contributions of diverse cultural groups. The rise of the corporation, slavery, government regulation, banking, transportation, the economic role of women and minorities, the Great Depression, and rapid post-World War II growth.
Oasis Title:ECON DEV OF US
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 2200 or ECON 2200H or ECON 4700/6700
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:(ECON 2105 or ECON 2105E) and (ECON 2106 or ECON 2106E)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4000. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Economics of Human Resources
Course
Description:
The application of microeconomic principles to the study of the behavior of individuals and business firms in the labor market. The roles of private institutions and public policies in affecting worker compensation, employment, unemployment, and the distribution of labor-market earnings.
Oasis Title:ECON HUMAN RESOURCE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 4600/6600
Prerequisite:ECON 2106 and ECON 2105
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Microeconomics
Course
Description:
Resource allocation in a market economy, with an emphasis on the workings of the price system under competitive and monopolistic conditions. The welfare costs of departures from perfect competition are examined, and students are introduced to game theory and the economics of information.
Oasis Title:INT MICROECON
Prerequisite:ECON 2106 and ECON 2105 and (MATH 2200 or MATH 2250)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Macroeconomics
Course
Description:
Theories aimed at explaining observed levels of national income, unemployment, inflation, interest rates, and exchange rates, with critical evaluations of alternative domestic and international fiscal and monetary policies.
Oasis Title:INT MACROECON
Prerequisite:ECON 2106 and ECON 2105 and (MATH 2200 or MATH 2250)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Money and Banking
Course
Description:
Money and banks in the economy, with lectures on financial intermediation, how interest rates are determined, domestic banking regulations, international banking and exchange rates, and monetary theory and policy.
Oasis Title:MONEY AND BANKING
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 4100/6100
Prerequisite:ECON 2106 and ECON 2105
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4030H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Money and Banking (Honors)
Course
Description:
Money and banks in the economy, with lectures on financial intermediation, how interest rates are determined, domestic banking regulations, international banking and exchange rates, and monetary theory and policy.
Oasis Title:MONEY AND BANKING
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 4030 or ECON 4100/6100
Prerequisite:ECON 2106 and ECON 2105 and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4040. 3 hours.
Course Title:The International Business Environment
Course
Description:
Trade, macroeconomic policy, and financial-market issues and theories of relevance to multi-national firms, with applications to recent events.
Oasis Title:INT BUSINESS ENV
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 4550/6550
Prerequisite:ECON 2106 and ECON 2105
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4100/6100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Monetary Economics
Course
Description:
Money and financial markets, emphasizing the evolution and economic rationale of money and financial institutions, determinants of the price level and interest rates, alternative monetary policies, and international monetary relations.
Oasis Title:MONETARY ECONOMICS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 4030 or ECON 4030H
Prerequisite:ECON 4010 or ECON 4020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental Economics
Course
Description:
The economic foundations of global environmental problems, including air and water pollution and the depletion of natural resources, with discussions of alternative (command and market-based) solutions.
Oasis Title:ENV ECONOMICS
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economic Growth and Development
Course
Description:
Problems and programs of economic growth; specific attention directed to underdeveloped areas, national economies, and regions. International agencies and coordinated efforts in economic development processes will be appraised within a theoretical reference.
Oasis Title:ECON GROWTH & DEV
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economics of Education
Course
Description:
Application of economic principles to the production and delivery of education. Analysis of education policy and reform at the primary, secondary and post-secondary levels; e.g., policies related to teacher pay, class-size, high-stakes testing, charter schools, vouchers, affirmative action, and financial aid. International higher education policies are also discussed.
Oasis Title:ECON OF EDUCATION
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 4250H
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4250H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economics of Education (Honors)
Course
Description:
An analysis of how education is organized and delivered, and the efficacy of reforms such as increasing teacher salaries, decreasing student-teacher ratios, requiring teacher certification, high-stakes testing, charter schools, vouchers, and EMO's. In higher education, we study affirmative action, racial preferences in admissions, and the recent shift from need-based to merit based aid.
Oasis Title:ECON OF EDUCATION
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 4250
Prerequisite:ECON 4010 and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4300/6300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Public Sector Economics
Course
Description:
Government's economic role, with discussions of what governments should (or shouldn't) do, and of what they do in fact. Major tax and spending programs are critically examined, and proposals for changing them are considered.
Oasis Title:PUBLIC SECTOR ECON
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Economics
Course
Description:
Economics of health, health care, and health policy. Application of microeconomic principles to the study of individual health production and the market for health insurance, the analysis of the health-care industry, and the evaluation of health policy.
Oasis Title:HEALTH ECONOMICS
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4350/6350. 3 hours.
Course Title:Industrial Economics
Course
Description:
Firms' performances and conduct toward rival firms, suppliers, and customers under different market structures, including perfect competition and monopoly. The rationale and consequences of antitrust regulation and other public policies.
Oasis Title:INDUSTRIAL ECON
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4360/6360. 3 hours.
Course Title:Game Theory
Course
Description:
The theory of games, with examples from economics and social sciences. A focus on non-cooperative games and the classical, rationalistic approach to strategic behavior. Formal models of strategic reasoning are presented, along with classroom experiments and examples.
Oasis Title:GAME THEORY
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4450/6450. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economic Analysis of Law
Course
Description:
An efficiency-based perspective on major areas of the law, including contract, tort, and nuisance law, which points to the reduction of transactions costs as unifying legal principle.
Oasis Title:ECN ANALYSIS OF LAW
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4460/6460. 3 hours.
Course Title:Sports Economics
Course
Description:
Economic analysis of sports teams, leagues, and institutions. Topics include antitrust issues, the alleged cartel of sports leagues, public funding of sports venues, labor relations, player drafts, athlete compensation, wagering markets, and the general application of economic principles to sport settings and events.
Oasis Title:SPORTS ECONOMICS
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4500/6500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Monetary Policy
Course
Description:
The theory and practice of monetary policy, including discussions of rationales for government involvement in money and banking, actual central bank behavior, the choice of monetary rules versus discretion, and how alternative monetary regimes might work.
Oasis Title:MONETARY POLICY
Pre or Corequisite:ECON 4010 and (ECON 4030 or ECON 4030H or ECON 4100/6100)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4550/6550. 3 hours.
Course Title:International Trade: Theory and Policy
Course
Description:
The determinants of world trade patterns, with discussions of immigration, capital mobility, inter-industry trade, transfer payments, and recent developments in international trade policy.
Oasis Title:INT TRADE
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4600/6600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Labor Economics
Course
Description:
The application of microeconomics to the study of labor markets. The demand for and supply of labor, compensating wage differentials, human capital investment, alternative compensation policies, unions, discrimination, and unemployment.
Oasis Title:LABOR ECONOMICS
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4650/6650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economics of Organizations and Management
Course
Description:
Decision making within firms and public organizations, using standard microeconomic tools. Transaction costs and the size of the firm, the compensation and motivation of workers, mergers and corporate control, team production, and the theory of bureaucracy.
Oasis Title:ECN OF ORG/MGMT
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4700/6700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economic History of the United States
Course
Description:
Economic analysis is combined with historical narrative to explore the evolution of the United States' economy from its agrarian origins to its current status as an industrialized nation. Basic economic reasoning is used to explain the course, sources, and consequences of United States economic change, with particular emphasis on the twentieth century.
Oasis Title:ECN HIST OF US
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4710/6710. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Economic History
Course
Description:
In-depth treatment of particular episodes in economic history, such as the Industrial Revolution and the Great Depression.
Oasis Title:TOPICS ECON HISTORY
Nontraditional Format:The course will be taught combining lectures with seminar-style discussions of assigned readings.
Prerequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON(MARK) 4750/6750. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Econometrics
Course
Description:
Estimation and hypothesis-testing techniques using the linear regression model, with emphasis on the least-squares estimator and its performance under different statistical assumptions. A hands-on approach, stressing a wide range of empirical applications.
Oasis Title:INTRO ECONOMETRICS
Prerequisite:ECON 4010 and (STAT 2000 or STAT 3000 or MSIT 3000)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Internship and/or Cooperative Education
Course
Description:
Students are permitted to enter business establishments or governmental agencies for the purpose of obtaining practical and applied business experience. An in-depth paper based on an approved economics topic is required.
Oasis Title:INTERNSHIP
Nontraditional Format:Internship not involving formal lecture.
Prerequisite:Junior standing and permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:ECON 4010 and ECON 4020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ECON 4850H. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics for Economics (Honors)
Course
Description:
Intensive study relating to a central theme of special interest in the field of Economics at the honors level.
Oasis Title:SPECIAL TOPICS
Prerequisite:ECON 2105 and ECON 2106 and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 4850. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics for Economics
Course
Description:
Intensive study relating to a central theme of special interest in the field of Economics.
Oasis Title:TOPICS IN ECONOMICS
Prerequisite:ECON 2105 and ECON 2106 and ECON 4010 and (MATH 2200 or MATH 2250)
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 5900H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Senior Thesis (Honors)
Course
Description:
An extensive economics research paper, written under the direction of a faculty member. This course should be taken during the term just prior to the student's planned graduation.
Oasis Title:SENIOR THESIS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 5900
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:ECON 4010 and senior standing and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 5900. 1 hour.
Course Title:Senior Thesis
Course
Description:
An extensive economics research paper, written under the direction of a faculty member. This course should be taken during the term just prior to the student's planned graduation.
Oasis Title:SENIOR THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Pre or Corequisite:ECON 4010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 5960H. 1-9 hours.
Course Title:Tutorial (Honors)
Course
Description:
Reading and independent research on a specified topic beyond normal course offerings and supervised by a faculty member.
Oasis Title:TUTORIAL HONORS
Nontraditional Format:Directed study. Students must apply to the department head at least five weeks in advance of registration.
Prerequisite:ECON 4010 and senior standing and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 5970H. 1-9 hours.
Course Title:Tutorial (Honors)
Course
Description:
Reading and independent research on a specified topic beyond normal course offerings and supervised by a faculty member.
Oasis Title:TUTORIAL HONORS
Nontraditional Format:Directed study. Students must apply to the department head at least five weeks in advance of registration.
Prerequisite:ECON 4010 and senior standing and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 5990. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Economics Tutorial
Course
Description:
Reading and independent research on a specified topic beyond normal course offerings and supervised by a faculty member.
Oasis Title:ECON TUTORIAL
Nontraditional Format:Directed study. Students must apply to the department head at least five weeks in advance of registration.
Prerequisite:ECON 4010 and senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 7000. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Oasis Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ECON 7300. 3-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Oasis Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ECON 7910. 1-3 hours.
Course Title:Business Microeconomics
Course
Description:
Development of the fundamental concepts of scarcity, opportunity cost, and marginal analysis, with an emphasis on problems faced by managers. These concepts are used to explain the structure and performance of firms and industries.
Oasis Title:BUSINESS MICRO
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 7920. 1-3 hours.
Course Title:Business Macroeconomics
Course
Description:
Examination of the historical behavior and determinants of gross domestic product, unemployment, inflation, interest rates, the money stock, and exchange rates. Consideration of alternative theories of the business cycle and growth, and the role of fiscal and monetary policies for improving welfare.
Oasis Title:BUSINESS MACRO
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 8920
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 7930. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:MBA Tutorial
Course
Description:
Reading and independent research on a specified topic beyond normal MBA course offerings and supervised by a faculty member.
Oasis Title:MBA TUTORIAL
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 8930
Nontraditional Format:Directed study. Students must apply to the department head at least five weeks in advance.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 7940. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economics of Managing Organizations
Course
Description:
Application of microeconomic principles to the study of the behavior of workers and managers in organizations. Analyzes how to select and retain productive workers; allocate decision- making authority, design jobs, and manage teamwork; and evaluate and reward employee performance.
Oasis Title:ECON OF MAN ORG
Prerequisite:ECON 7910
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 7950. 3 hours.
Course Title:Competitive Strategy and Structure
Course
Description:
Students will learn a systematic approach to applying principles of microeconomics, industrial organization, and game theory to evaluating business decisions.
Oasis Title:COMP STRATEGY
Prerequisite:ECON 7910
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Mathematical Analysis for Economists
Course
Description:
Mathematical methods and economic applications of selected topics in optimization theory, including comparative statistics analysis, duality and envelope results, inequality constraints and Kuhn-Tucker theory.
Oasis Title:MATH FOR ECON
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Microeconomic Theory I
Course
Description:
The theory of consumer behavior, the analysis of production and cost, and the determination of output level and input mix of the profit-maximizing firm under perfect competition and monopoly.
Oasis Title:MICROECONOMICS I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Microeconomic Theory II
Course
Description:
Welfare economics, including the concepts of Pareto efficiency and consumer surplus and the analysis and measurement of welfare costs of public goods, externalities, and other "market failures."
Oasis Title:MICROECONOMICS II
Prerequisite:ECON 8000 and ECON 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Microeconomic Theory III
Course
Description:
The general equilibrium framework of microeconomics is developed and then extended to allow for the passage of time and the presence of uncertainty. Game-theoretic considerations are also considered.
Oasis Title:MICROECONOMICS III
Prerequisite:ECON 8020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Macroeconomic Theory I
Course
Description:
Theories of national income, unemployment, inflation, and interest and exchange rates. The implementation, and domestic and global repercussions, of alternative monetary and fiscal policies.
Oasis Title:MACROECONOMICS I
Pre or Corequisite:ECON 8000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Macroeconomic Theory II
Course
Description:
Dynamic, stochastic models of macroeconomic behavior, including neoclassical and endogenous models of economic growth and New Classical and New Keynesian models of the business cycle.
Oasis Title:MACROECONOMICS II
Prerequisite:ECON 8040
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Macroeconomic Theory III
Course
Description:
Advanced topics in macroeconomic theory.
Oasis Title:MACROECONOMICS III
Prerequisite:ECON 8050
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8070. 3 hours.
Course Title:Statistics for Econometrics
Course
Description:
The statistical foundations of econometrics, including probability, random variables, sampling, expectation, distribution functions, parametric and conditional distributions, independence, functions of random variables, and maximum likelihood.
Oasis Title:STATS ECONOMETRICS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8080. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Econometrics
Course
Description:
Linear regression models, with special attention to estimator properties and hypothesis testing under various statistical assumptions. Least-squares, maximum likelihood, and method-of-moments estimation procedures and seemingly unrelated regressions and simultaneous equation models.
Oasis Title:INTRO ECONOMETRICS
Prerequisite:ECON 8070
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8090. 3 hours.
Course Title:Research Methods in Economics
Course
Description:
Practical issues in conducting applied economic research. Topics include choosing dissertation/research topics; data sources and methods; presenting, publishing, and refereeing research papers and critical analysis of the literature. Students are required to write and present a research paper to the department in partial fulfillment of the course requirements.
Oasis Title:RESEARCH METHODS
Prerequisite:ECON 8010 and ECON 8070 and ECON 8080
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Econometrics I
Course
Description:
Advanced econometric techniques, including full-information estimation of simultaneous equation models, non-linear regression, generalized methods of moments estimation and specification testing, and estimation and inference using panel data.
Oasis Title:ECONOMETRICS I
Prerequisite:ECON 8080
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8120. 3 hours.
Course Title:Econometrics II
Course
Description:
The theoretical properties of maximum likelihood estimators and their use in overcoming shortcomings of the classical linear model. Computer algorithms are developed and used to compute maximum-likelihood estimators for logit, probit, tobit, sample-selectivity, and failure time models.
Oasis Title:ECONOMETRICS II
Prerequisite:ECON 8080
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8130. 3 hours.
Course Title:Time Series Econometrics
Course
Description:
An introduction to the economic and statistical analysis of time series. Topics include linear regression with time series data, ARMA models, VAR models, ARCH and other non-linear models, unit-root non-stationary processes, and cointegration.
Oasis Title:TIME SERIES
Prerequisite:ECON 8080
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Industrial Economics I
Course
Description:
The structure, conduct, and performance of suppliers and customers in product and geographic markets. Topics treated include recent industry studies, consequences of technological change, the role of property rights and transactions costs, and federal and state public utility and antitrust regulations.
Oasis Title:INDUSTRIAL ECON I
Prerequisite:ECON 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8220. 3 hours.
Course Title:Industrial Economics II
Course
Description:
Industrial economics, with emphasis on game-theoretic models of strategic behavior, contracting and agency theory, transaction costs, property rights, and the boundaries of the firm. Recent theoretical contributions are also covered, with empirical applications and illustrations.
Oasis Title:INDUSTRIAL ECON II
Prerequisite:ECON 8030
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Public Economics I
Course
Description:
Market failures involving public goods and externalities, and of methods for measuring and reducing their efficiency costs, together with analysis of taxation and income-redistribution policies and discussion of collective choice theories, including social choice and public choice paradigms.
Oasis Title:PUBLIC ECON I
Prerequisite:ECON 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8320. 3 hours.
Course Title:Public Economics II
Course
Description:
The effects of taxes on economic decision making by individuals and businesses, with discussions of alternative tax systems, tax evasion and avoidance, social insurance programs, and issues in fiscal federalism.
Oasis Title:PUBLIC ECON II
Prerequisite:ECON 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Labor Economics I
Course
Description:
The neoclassical economic theory of the market and nonmarket allocation of individuals' time. Labor demand and supply, human capital investment, unions, discrimination, public sector labor markets, the distribution of earnings and income, and unemployment.
Oasis Title:LABOR ECON I
Prerequisite:ECON 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8420. 3 hours.
Course Title:Labor Economics II
Course
Description:
Labor economics, with special emphasis on current theoretical and empirical issues. The demand for and supply of labor, compensating wage differentials, the structure of compensation, worker displacement, unemployment, and the distribution of labor-market income.
Oasis Title:LABOR ECON II
Prerequisite:ECON 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8510. 3 hours.
Course Title:International Economics I
Course
Description:
A general equilibrium treatment of commodity and intra-industry trade, international capital mobility, and immigration, with treatments of alternative government policies including free trade, import tariffs and subsidies, export taxes and subsidies, quotas, and voluntary export restraints.
Oasis Title:INTERN ECON I
Prerequisite:ECON 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8520. 3 hours.
Course Title:International Economics II
Course
Description:
Commodity-market imperfections and trade policy, including discussion of the implications of increasing returns to scale technology, commodity-trade restrictions, and the location of economic activities for international trade policy.
Oasis Title:INTERN ECON II
Prerequisite:ECON 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Monetary Economics I
Course
Description:
Monetary and banking theory, emphasizing the microfoundations of monetary exchange and bank intermediation, the determinants of money supply and demand, and the macroeconomic consequences of monetary shocks and bank failures.
Oasis Title:MONETARY ECON I
Prerequisite:ECON 8040
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8620. 3 hours.
Course Title:Monetary Economics II
Course
Description:
The evolution and workings of commodity and flat-monetary regimes, with discussions of alternative regimes, discretionary central bank behavior, and externality, natural monopoly, and time-consistency issues in money and banking.
Oasis Title:MONETARY ECON II
Prerequisite:ECON 8040
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8710. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economic History
Course
Description:
United States history through cliometrics, which applies economic theory and econometrics to historical data. The course draws on recent cliometric research as well as on more traditional studies of economic history.
Oasis Title:ECON HISTORY
Prerequisite:ECON 8040
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8810. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economic Growth and Development
Course
Description:
Exogenous and endogenous growth theories for market economies, addressing regional growth-rate differences, and of determinants of economic development including economic structures, environmental policies, and diet.
Oasis Title:ECON GROWTH & DEV
Prerequisite:ECON 8040
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8820. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Analysis of Productivity
Course
Description:
Analytical techniques for assessing the sources of and measuring changes in productivity, with microeconomic and macroeconomic empirical applications.
Oasis Title:ANALYSIS OF PROD
Prerequisite:ECON 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8850. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Economics
Course
Description:
Intensive study relating to a central theme of special interest in the field of Economics.
Oasis Title:TOPICS IN ECONOMICS
Prerequisite:ECON 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8900. 1.5 hours.
Course Title:Survey of Business Economics
Course
Description:
Theories of consumer and producer behavior and models of market structure, with discussions of the nature of the firm and various aspects of government and business relations. For one-year MBA students.
Oasis Title:SURVEY OF BUS ECON
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 8980. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Economics Seminar
Course
Description:
Lectures on and discussion of some selected topic in applied or theoretical economics, with an emphasis on recent published and unpublished research.
Oasis Title:ECON SEMINAR
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ECON 8990. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study
Course
Description:
Students investigate a research problem in their special field of study under the personal direction of their major professor.
Oasis Title:DIRECT STUDY
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECON 9000. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 24 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Oasis Title:DOCTORAL RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ECON 9005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Oasis Title:DOC GRAD STU SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ECON 9300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 24 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Oasis Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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