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Summer 2007


General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)



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, income distribution, elements of international economics and comparative economic systems. For more information contact carroll@umbc.edu for section 6060 or vcobb07@aol.com for section 7040.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets SS.
[0073] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             CARROLL, K
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:30pm (MP  101)
[0074] 7040 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/03/2007             COBB, V
            MWTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (ACIV210)


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. For more information contact eanoruo@coppin.edu for section 6030 (online) or peake@umbc.edu for section 7060.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets SS.
[0075] 6030 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             ANORUO, E
            TBA                       (WEB ...)
[0076] 7060 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/17/2007             PEAKE, C
            TuWTh......1:00pm- 3:15pm (SOND203)


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
[0077] 6040 Meets 05/29/2007 - 06/22/2007             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 see blackboard.umbc.edu/ or contact mdavis@umbc.edu for section 6050 (hybrid) and 6051 (hybrid) or thardy@umbc.edu for section 7060.
          Grade  Method:  REG/P-F/AUD  SECTIONS 6050
          AND 6051: CLASS WILL MEET UNTIL JUNE 26TH.
[0078] 6050 Meets 05/29/2007 - 06/22/2007             DAVIS, M
            TuWF.......1:00pm- 3:25pm (PUP 105)
[0079] 6051 Meets 05/29/2007 - 06/22/2007             DAVIS, M
            MTuTh......6:00pm- 8:25pm (PUP 105)
[0080] 7060 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/17/2007             HARDY, T
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 208)


ECON 309  Survey of Economic and Finance For                      3 credits
          Scientists and Engineers (SS)                     
This course is designed to provide science and engineering students with the concepts and tools of economic analysis. It will provide students with an understanding of the broad issues that arise in evaluation of public and private-sector decision-making. Students will learn various concepts of costs and benefits, including social costs and benefits that are needed to evaluate the economic feasibility of private and public-sector projects. Topics include: ways of evaluating costs, including social costs, time values of money, general accounting concepts, economic efficiency criteria, methods to evaluate projects, and ways to incorporate risk and uncertainty into project analysis. Prerequisites: ECON 101 and MATH 140 or 151, or MATH 155. For more information contact mathomas@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets SS.
[0081] 7060 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/17/2007             THOMAS, M
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV305)


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 155. Students must have completed ECON 101 and MATH 151/155 (or equivalent courses) with grades of C or better. For more information contact mbradley@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0082] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             BRADLEY, M
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (SOND109)


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, 102, and MATH 151 or 155. For more information contact matthias@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0083] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             CINYABUGUMA, M
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (ACIV305)


ECON 313  Economics Internship                                  1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


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 101, 102, 121, 122, and STAT 350 or 351 or 355. For more information contact paochungtang@yahoo.com.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0084] 6040 Meets 05/29/2007 - 06/22/2007             TANG, A
            MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 231)


ECON 410  Selected Topics in Financial Economics                  3 credits
          Global Aging and the Future of Social             
          Insurance                                         
This course will prepare the students to understand more fully the causes for and the multiple effects of the unprecedented demographic trends now developing and to join and interpret the rising debate on the form and substance of social insurance programs in the 21st century. Policy options to address the multifaceted dilemmas will be explored including an overview of policies being implemented in other nations. Note: ECON 412 and PUBL 610B is a cross-listed elective for advanced undergraduates and graduates. For more information contact gribbin@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG/AUD
[0085] 7060 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/17/2007             GRIBBIN, J
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (PHYS107)


ECON 412  Topic in Macroeconomics Global Aging and                3 credits
          the Future of Social Insurance                    
This course will prepare the students to understand more fully the causes for and the multiple effects of the unprecedented demographic trends now developing and to join and interpret the rising debate on the form and substance of social insurance programs in the 21st century. Policy options to address the multifaceted dilemmas will be explored including an overview of policies being implemented in other nations. Note: Also listed as AGNG 454, ECON 410 and PUBL 610B. For more information contact gribbin@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG/AUD
[0086] 7060 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/17/2007             GRIBBIN, J
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (PHYS107)


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. Prerequisite: ECON 311, 312, and STAT 351 or its equivalent. For more information contact nanditadg@aol.com.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
[0087] 6040 Meets 05/29/2007 - 06/22/2007             DASGUPTA, N
            MWF........5:00pm- 8:10pm (MP  105)
            MF.........7:00pm- 8:10pm         LAB


ECON 423  Economic Forecasting                                    3 credits
Study of the application of economic statistics to forecasting problems. Topics covered include analysis of cross-section and time-series data, use of published economic indicator series and forecasting methodology. Prerequisite: ECON 312 and STAT 351 or its equivalent. For more information contact dgetter@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0088] 7060 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/17/2007             GETTER, D
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (MP  010)


ECON 434  Regional Economics                                      3 credits
Economic analysis of the location of economic activity. Topics covered include theories of location choice, transportation costs, migration, land use, regional development and government policies affecting regional development. Prerequisite: ECON 311. For more information contact mathomas@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0089] 6040 Meets 05/29/2007 - 06/22/2007             THOMAS, M
            MWF........1:00pm- 4:10pm (PUP 208)


ECON 441  American Economic History                               3 credits
A survey of the growth and development of the American economy from colonial times to the present. Prerequisite: ECON 311 or 312. For more information contact lord@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0090] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             LORD, W
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (SOND107)


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 311. For more information contact russm@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0091] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             MORRIS, R
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (SOND108)


ECON 482  International Finance                                   3 credits
Introduction to international monetary relations. A study of exchange rate determination, balance of payments phenomena and international monetary systems. Note: Credit will not be given for both ECON 482 and 682. Prerequisite: ECON 312. For more information see http://www2.mcdaniel.edu/Bus_Econ/mcintyre.html or contact mcintyre@mcdaniel.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0092] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             MCINTYRE, K
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (SOND110)


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 matthias@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0093] 7060 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/17/2007             CINYABUGUMA, M
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 206)


ECON 671  Money And Capital Markets                               3 credits

(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[7778] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             MORRIS, R
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (SOND108)


ECON 801  Individual Study in Economics                         1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


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