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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.

An introductory course focusing on aggregate economic analysis. Topics include market systems, aggregate measures of economic activity, macroeconomic equilibrium, money and the financial system, the business cycle, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth.

ECON 102H: Macroeconomics, Honors

Prerequisite: MATH 095 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H and proficiency in MATH 104 or 107 or 111.

Limitation on Enrollment: Honors course Students must be accepted into The Honors Program at SBCC. An introductory course focusing on aggregate economic analysis. Topics include market systems, aggregate measures of economic activity, macroeconomic equilibrium, money and the financial system, the business cycle, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth. The honors course is enhanced with supplemental analytical tools and requires additional readings, writing, and a research capstone project.

ECON 114: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

SKills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H and proficiency in MATH 104 or 107 or 111. An introduction to the economic analysis of environmental quality and natural resource utilization. Topics include market failures, environmental degradation, sustainable resource allocation, conventional and market-based solutions to environmental problems, as well as the evaluation of public policies aimed at addressing such problems.

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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