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Summer 2004




ECON 101  Principles of Microeconomics (SS)                       3 credits
Basic economic principles and their policy applications: value and price for the firm and industry in different competitive situations, public policy toward the firm and income distribution, elements of international economics and comparative economic systems. For more information contact (6060): contact carroll@umbc.edu; (7060): mbradley@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
          GFR/GER:Meets SS. GDR:Meets S.
[0073] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             CARROLL, K
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (MP  010)
[0074] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             BRADLEY, M
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (PUP 206)


ECON 102  Principles of Macroeconomics (SS)                       3 credits
Basic economic principles and their policy applications: economic methods and institutions, measurement of aggregate economic activity, national income determination, business cycles and economic growth, and elements of aggregate economic policies such as monetary and fiscal policy. Prerequisite: ECON 101. For more information contact (6060): mathomas@umbc.edu; (7060): peake@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets SS. GDR:Meets S.
[0075] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             THOMAS, M
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (MP  012)
[0076] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             PEAKE, C
            TuWTh......1:00pm- 3:10pm (MP  105)


ECON 121  Principles of Accounting I                              3 credits
The principles of financial accounting for individuals and business entities, including the use of accounting data in making business decisions and public policy. For more information contact stmartin@erols.com.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0077] 6040 Meets 06/01/2004 - 06/30/2004             ST MARTIN, J
            MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (MP  010)


ECON 122  Principles of Accounting II                             3 credits
Continuation of ECON 121. Prerequisite: ECON 121. For more information contact elg734@hotmail.com.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD THIS COURSE WILL
          MEET IN FA 006.
[0078] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             GERKIN, E
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm


ECON 311  Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis                     3 credits
Economic theory of consumer behavior, production and costs, the firm, price, distribution, general equilibrium and welfare. Prerequisite: ECON 101 and MATH 151 or MATH 155. For more information contact mathomas@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
[0079] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             THOMAS, M
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (MP  012)


ECON 312  Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis                     3 credits
Systematic study of the theory of aggregate economics, including the level and growth of national income and employment, the degree of utilization of productive capacity and the general level of prices. Prerequisite: ECON 101, ECON 102, and MATH 151 or MATH 155. For more information contact mbradley@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0080] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             BRADLEY, M
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 105)


ECON 374  Fundamentals of Financial Management                    3 credits
Fundamentals of financial management, including financial and working-capital analysis and forecasting, asset pricing theory, capital budgeting, capital structure and cost of capital, dividend policy and special topics in financial management. Prerequisite: ECON 102, ECON 122, and STAT 350 or STAT 351 or STAT 355 and permission of the instructor is required. For more information contact jwhitelock@ccbcmd.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0081] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             WHITELOCK III,
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (MP  012)


ECON 408  Managerial Economics                                    3 credits
Application of economic analysis to resource allocation within the firm. Problems associated with production scheduling, inventory management, product promotion and distribution are analyzed. Prerequisite: ECON 311 and ECON 320. For more information contact nanditadg@aol.com.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0082] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             DASGUPTA, N
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (MP  012)


ECON 411  Topics in Microeconomics Economic History               3 credits
          of the American Family                            
Economic examination of household work, saving, education and fertility from colonial times to the present. For more information contact lord@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0083] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             LORD, W
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (MP  102)


ECON 416  The Economics of Law                                    3 credits
Assessment of the role of economics in jurisprudence. Applications of economic theory to analyze and evaluate the doctrines of the main types of common law--property, liability, contract and criminal law--as means to promote efficiency. Other topics may include copyright and First Amendment issues. Prerequisite: ECON 311. Note: Also listed as POSI 617. For more information contact brennan@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0084] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             BRENNAN, T
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (PUP 206)


ECON 421  Introduction to Econometrics                            3 credits
Fundamentals of regression methods applied to empirical analysis of economic phenomena. Topics include single-equation regression models with classical assumptions, special econometric techniques for non-classical regression models and simultaneous-equations models. Note: Credit will not be given for both ECON 421 and ECON 612. Prerequisite: ECON 311, ECON 312, and STAT 351 or its equivalent. For more information contact hock.guan.ng@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0085] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             NG, H
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ITE 237)


ECON 471  Money and Capital Markets                               3 credits
Analysis of portfolio theory and the role of finance in the economy. Survey of sources and uses of funds of the major financial institutions in the contemporary American economy. Analysis of sources of funds, organizational structure, yields, and the impact on the macroeconomy of major money markets (federal funds, commercial paper, Treasury bills, etc.) and capital markets (state and local government securities, mortgages, bonds and stocks). Major international financial markets (foreign exchange, Euro-dollars) are discussed briefly. Prerequisite: ECON 374 and ECON 311 and permission of the instructor. For more information contact mcintyre@mcdaniel.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0086] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             MCINTYRE, K
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (MP  010)


ECON 490  Analytic Methods in Economics                           3 credits
Study of linear algebra, derivatives, differentials and optimization. Each topic is followed by economic applications. Prerequisite: ECON 311. For more information contact mathomas@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0087] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             THOMAS, M
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (MP  012)


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