Economics (ECO)

ECO 175 | Special Topics

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

Note: Special topics courses range from 0-12 credits and vary in learning type. Please see your program chair for more information about your options.

ECO 201 | Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1

Lecture Credit: 3

Focuses on the study of the national economy, emphasizing business cycles and long-run growth trends. Explores how macroeconomic performance is measured, including Gross Domestic Product and labor market indicators. Examines the saving-investment relationship and its relationship to Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand. Discusses money and banking, international trade, fiscal and monetary policy. Explores the macroeconomic role of the public sector. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English and math (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 and math (CCD.edu/CollegeReady)

ECO 245 | Environmental Economics: GT-SS1

Lecture Credit: 3

Introduces contemporary environmental issues and policies meant to reduce environmental degradation. It introduces the concept of market failure due to pollution. The course covers government pollution reduction policies for air, water, and natural environments. It also covers analytical tools that are used to analyze the effectiveness of these policies. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English and math (ccd.edu/collegeready)