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Winter 2009


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



ECON 101  Principles of Microeconomics                            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 mathomas@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets SS.
[0013] 9101 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             THOMAS, M
            MTuWTh.....9:00am-12:10pm (PUP 206)


ECON 102  Principles of Macroeconomics                            3 credits
ONLINE COURSE - 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 anoruo@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets SS.
[0014] 9131 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             ANORUO, E
            TBA                       (WEB ...)
[7539] 9132 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             ANORUO, E
            TBA                       (WEB ...)


ECON 311  Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis                     3 credits
HYBRID COURSE - Economic theory of consumer behavior, production and costs, the firm, price, distribution, general equilibrium and welfare. Prerequisite: ECON 101 and MATH 151 or 155. For more information contact wtakacs@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0015] 9151 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             TAKACS, W
            TuWThF.....1:00pm- 4:10pm (PUP 206)


ECON 312  Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis                     3 credits
HYBRID COURSE - 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
[0016] 9151 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             CINYABUGUMA, M
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 208)


ECON 463  Theory of Public Finance                                3 credits
Economic theory of government finance. Social goals and economic criteria for tax, expenditure, transfer, regulatory, debt and stabilization policy. Note: Credit will not be given for both ECON 463 and 661. Prerequisite: ECON 311. For more information contact russm@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0017] 9101 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             MORRIS, R
            MTuWTh.....9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 237)


ECON 481  International Trade Theory                              3 credits
A survey of the major theories of international trade. An analysis of why countries trade, what determines the commodity composition of international trade and the gains from trade. The theory of trade restrictions and the formulation of trade policy. Other topics include customs unions, international factor movements, cartels and commodity agreements, and trade policies for developing countries. Note: Credit will not be given for both ECON 481 and 681. Prerequisite: ECON 311. For more information contact mathomas@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0018] 9101 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             THOMAS, M
            MTuWTh.....1:00pm- 4:10pm (SOND108)


ECON 661  Microeconomics of Public Finance                        3 credits
Economic theory of government finance. Social goals and economic criteria for tax, expenditure, transfer, regulatory, debt and stabilization policy. Note: Credit will not be given for both ECON 463 and 661. Prerequisite: ECON 311. For more information contact russm@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0019] 9101 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             MORRIS, R
            MTuWTh.....9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 237)


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