2019-2020 Catalog

Publication date June 2019

Economics (ECO) - Graduate Courses


ECO 703 Cr.1

Foundations of Microeconomics

Introduction to microeconomics analysis with an emphasis on effective decision-making. Topics include: supply and demand, profit maximization, pricing strategies, market structures, antitrust regulation, and strategic positioning for competitive advantage. Prerequisite: This course is an internet MBA foundation course. Offered Occasionally.

ECO 704 Cr.1

Foundations of Macroeconomics

Introduction to macroeconomic analysis with an emphasis on effective decision-making. Topics include: monetary policy, fiscal policy, and the economics of international trade and exchange rates. This course is an internet MBA foundation course. Prerequisite: ECO 703 or a previous economics course. Offered Occasionally.

ECO 712 Cr.3

Business Fluctuations

An introduction to the dynamic analysis of the aggregate economy. Topics include economic models and dynamic analysis, production and economic growth, consumption and saving, government activity and its financing, money and the price level, unemployment, and aggregate forecasting. Offered Occasionally.

ECO 740 Cr.3

Macroeconomic Policies in Global Economy

A detailed examination of the fundamentals of international monetary economics and macroeconomic policies. Currency markets and exchange rates, the balance of payments accounts, the market for goods and services, and money and the banking system in relation to foreign exchange will be discussed. Short-run and long-run macroeconomic policies under fixed and flexible exchange rates, and their impact on interest rates, prices, and output are emphasized. Offered Occasionally.

ECO 797 Cr.1-3

Independent Study

Individual reading or research under the guidance of a staff member. Registration with the consent of the student’s regular adviser, the instructor and the department chairperson. Approval form available in the office of the Dean of the College of Business Administration. Form must be completed prior to registration. Repeatable for credit - maximum three. Prerequisite: admission to the MBA Program with a minimum 3.50 cum GPA; completed a minimum of 21 credits in the MBA Program. Maximum of three credits of independent study in any combination of ACC 797, ECO 797, FIN 797, MGT 797 and MKT 797. Consent of instructor. Offered Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer.

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