College Catalog Fall 2004 - Spring 2006
ECON

ECON 100 INTRODUCTORY MACROECONOMICS

This course introduces students to the factors that shape the overall performance of the U.S. and world economy. The basic concepts of supply and demand, national income and product accounting, unemployment and inflation, the money and banking system, and government policies to promote economic growth and stable prices are all discussed. The politics and economics of these policies are assessed. Course objectives focus on familiarizing students with the collective impact of individual decisions and the key factors that influence the federal government as it attempts to improve economic performance. (SS)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0)

ECON 110 INTRODUCTORY MICROECONOMICS

This course introduces students to the principle concepts and tools of analysis used in economics. The application of these principles to decision making by consumers, employees, businesses, and government is examined. The underpinnings of the market economy, consumer choice, pricing strategies, and income distribution issues are included. Topics discussed include corporate and union strategy, wealth and poverty, and the principles of taxation and regulation. Key course objectives include building an appreciation of economics as a way of thinking and recognizing the impact of economic decision making on daily life. (SS)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0)

ECON 290 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ECONOMICS

This independent study course is designed to permit individual students to pursue topics or projects approved by supervising faculty.

Prerequisites:

1. Completion of at least one semester's work in a degree program at SUNY Delhi.

2. A cumulative GPA of at least 2.00, unless there are extenuating circumstances.

3. At least 3 credit hours in one foundation course specific to the discipline, with the permission of the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

4. No more than 6 credit hours of independent study may be taken during any one semester, and no more than 15 credit hours of independent study may be applied toward an associate's degree. The total number of credit hours in independent study that may be applied toward a bachelor's degree depends on the specific bachelor's program.

5. The student and sponsoring faculty member will prepare and submit to the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences an Independent Study contract proposal for approval.

(1-4: 1-4, 0) or, if lab included, (2: 1, 3), (3: 2, 3), or (4: 3, 3) Offered on request

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