Economics (ECO)

ECO 175 | Special Topics

Lecture Credit: 2-12

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

Prerequisite: This course may require prerequisites or permission of instructor

ECO 201 | Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1

Lecture Credit: 3

Focuses on the study of the American economy, stressing the interrelationships among household, business, and government sectors. Explores saving and investment decisions, unemployment, inflation, national income accounting, taxing and spending policies, the limits of the market and government, public choice theory, the Federal Reserve System, money and banking, and international trade. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SS1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English, Reading, and Math (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

ECO 202 | Principles of Microeconomics: GT-SS1

Lecture Credit: 3

Studies the firm, the nature of cost, and how these relate to the economy as a whole. Analyzes economic models of the consumer, perfect competition, monopoly, oligopoly and monopolistic competition. Explores economic issues including market power, population growth, positive and negative externalities, income distribution, poverty and welfare, discrimination, and international economic interdependence. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SS1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English, Reading, and Math (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)