EC 320 Principles of Macroeconomics (3.00)
Introduces macroeconomics, emphasizing the forces that determine the level of national product and national income, and the fiscal and monetary policies that are designed to influence their level. Explores the areas of public finance, money and the banking system, economic growth and international trade.
Cross listing(s): EC 320C.
EC 330 Principles of Microeconomics (3.00)
Analyzes economic models of consumer and producer decision-making, demand, supply, equilibrium in markets. Examines the causes of different market structures and their influence on market conduct and performance. Explores microeconomic issues related to market outcomes, such as market power, market failure, efficiency, equity, and international economic interdependence.
PA 300 Government Role in Society (3.00)
Examines the role and social responsibility of various government levels in our society. Explores how the levels of government (local, state, federal) are structured and provide services to their citizens.
PA 400 Public Policy (3.00)
Analyzes how governments determine priorities and implement policies. Investigates factors that influence policy making, implementation, and assessment.
PA 410 Public Finance (3.00)
Evaluates how governments spend the taxpayers' money and how they collect the revenue to carry out programs and services. Analyzes the various types of budgets utilized by governments. Explores how cost-benefit analysis is used for making allocation decisions in government. Practice how to set goals, develop performance criteria and evaluate performance of government programs.
PA 430 Community Influences on Government (3.00)
Examines the dynamics involved when governments interact successfully with the communities they serve by analyzing factors that influence public and private arrangements. Develops an appreciation for the political processes needed in a free and open market system.
PA 450E Entrepreneurship in Government (3.00)
Applies an entrepreneurial profile to government services, activities, and changes in governmental structures.