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ECON 101: Microeconomics

Prerequisites: MATH 95 or Qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H and proficiency in MATH 104 or MATH 107 or MATH 111.

Presents modern theories of price formation, industrial organization, factor pricing and income determination. Emphasis on U.S. markets and their relationships with the rest of the world.

ECON 102: Macroeconomics

Prerequisites: MATH 95 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H and proficiency in MATH 104 or 107 or 111.

Systematic analysis of the factors which determine national income, business cycles, unemployment and inflation. Overview of U.S. banking structure.

ECON 295: Internship In Economics

Skills Advisory: Eligibility for ENG110 or ENG 110H.

Limitation on Enrollment: Completion of two courses in the Economics Department at SBCC prior to enrolling in an internship course. Structured internship program in which students gain experience in community organizations related to the discipline.

ECON NC026: Economic Issues That Affect Us All: For Older Adults

Older adult students learn evaluation tools to protect themselves, compare options, and improve decision making by following economic and financial principles. Students exercise critical thinking and analytical skills through the examination of information in the news, advertisements, and targeted mailings that directly impacts their lives. Topics include national economic issues and policies, health care, life insurance, consumer purchases, investments, banking, and credit card offers.

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