Courses

ECON 101  Economics of Social Issues (GT-SS1)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Economic analysis of poverty, crime, education, and other social issues. Basics of micro, macro, and political economy.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Social & Behavioral Sciences 3C, Economic or Political Systems (GT-SS1).

ECON 202  Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Introduction to decision-making by households, firms, and government, and resulting allocation of resources through markets.
Prerequisite: MATH 117 or MATH 118 or MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Credit not allowed for both ECON 202 and AREC 202. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Social & Behavioral Sciences 3C, Economic or Political Systems (GT-SS1).

ECON 204  Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Determinants of national output, employment, and price level; inflation and unemployment; fiscal and monetary policy.
Prerequisite: (MATH 117 or MATH 118 or MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160) and (ECON 202 or AREC 202).
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Social & Behavioral Sciences 3C, Economic or Political Systems (GT-SS1).

ECON 211  Gender in the Economy (GT-SS1)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Role gender plays in economies; the way gender affects economic outcomes for individuals and societies.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Global & Cultural Awareness 3E, Economic or Political Systems (GT-SS1).

ECON 212  Racial Inequality and Discrimination (GT-SS1)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Economic inequality between Afro-Americans-and Euro-Americans. Debates about causes, consequences, and remedies.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Social & Behavioral Sciences 3C, Economic or Political Systems (GT-SS1).

ECON 240  Issues in Environmental Economics (GT-SS1)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 240.
Course Description: Discussion and economic analysis of current environmental issues with special emphasis on the impact of economic growth.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 240 and AREC 240. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Social & Behavioral Sciences 3C, Economic or Political Systems (GT-SS1).

ECON 304  Intermediate Macroeconomics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory of national income, its measurement and determinants; analysis of inflation, growth, debt, and public policy.
Prerequisite: (ECON 204) and (MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160).
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 306  Intermediate Microeconomics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Analysis of competitive and noncompetitive markets in terms of efficiency of resource utilization.
Prerequisite: (AREC 202 or ECON 202) and (MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160).
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 310  Poverty and the Welfare State  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Description and analysis of US poverty; the "underclass"; feminization of poverty; working poor; the welfare state.
Prerequisite: AREC 202 or ECON 101 or ECON 202.
Terms Offered: Spring, Summer (odd years).
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 315  Money and Banking  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Monetary theory and policy; description of financial institutions and markets.
Prerequisite: ECON 204.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 317  Population Economics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Economics analysis of population issues.
Prerequisite: AREC 202 or ECON 202.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 320  Economics of Public Finance  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Impact of taxes, government expenditures on allocation of resources, distribution of income; evaluation of government expenditure program, tax policies.
Prerequisite: ECON 204.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 325  Health Economics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Economic analysis of health care markets, health insurance markets, and public policy regarding health care.
Prerequisite: ECON 202 or AREC 202.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 327  Law and Economics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Economic analysis of the common law.
Prerequisite: ECON 202 or AREC 202.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 332  International Political Economy  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: POLS 332.
Course Description: Theories on relations between international politics and economics. Policy implications of different theories and case studies.
Prerequisite: (ECON 202 or AREC 202) and (POLS 232).
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 332 and POLS 332.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 335  Introduction to Econometrics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 335.
Course Description: Estimating statistical regression models of economic relationships; treatment of special problems that may arise in analysis of economic data.
Prerequisite: (ECON 204) and (STAT 201 or STAT 204 or STAT 301 or STAT 307 or STAT 311 or STAT 315) and (MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160).
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 335 and AREC 335. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 340  Introduction-Economics of Natural Resources  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 340.
Course Description: Concepts, theories, institutions; analytical methods for economic evaluation of alternative resource use patterns and land use plans.
Prerequisite: ECON 202 or AREC 202.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online. Credit not allowed for both AREC 340 and ECON 340.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 346  Economics of Outdoor Recreation  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 346.
Course Description: Benefit cost framework in public planning for outdoor recreation, pricing problems, projecting demand, and regional economic development.
Prerequisite: ECON 202 or AREC 202.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 346 and AREC 346.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 370  Comparative Economic Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Place of the economy in different societies; nature and evolution of capitalism; crisis of command economies and capitalist restoration.
Prerequisite: ECON 101 or ECON 202 or AREC 202.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 372  History of Economic Institutions and Thought  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Origins and development of capitalist institutions including contemporary issues of alienation, loss of community, and changing values.
Prerequisite: ECON 101 or ECON 202 or AREC 202.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 376  Marxist Economic Thought  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Marxist critique of capitalism and orthodox economics in both its original 19th century and contemporary settings.
Prerequisite: ECON 101 or ECON 202 or AREC 202.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 379  Economic History of the United States  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: HIST 379.
Course Description: Economic analysis of growth and welfare from beginning of industrialization to present.
Prerequisite: ECON 101 or ECON 202 or AREC 202.
Registration Information: ECON 101 or ECON 202 or AREC 202 or any 2 courses in American history. Credit not allowed for both ECON 379 and HIST 379.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 404  Macroeconomic Policy  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Alternative macroeconomic policies, policy coordination; application to current macroeconomic problems, policies, proposals.
Prerequisite: ECON 304.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 410  Labor Economics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Capital/labor relationship; supply, demand of labor; wage determination; role of unions; unemployment and instability; structure of modern working class.
Prerequisite: ECON 306.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 435  Economic Forecasting  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory and techniques used in economic forecasting as practiced by economists in industry, government, and academic life.
Prerequisite: (ECON 204) and (ECON 335 or AREC 335 or STAT 340).
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 440  Economics of International Trade and Policy  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory of international trade; payments, commercial policies, and economic integration.
Prerequisite: ECON 306.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 442  Economics of International Finance and Policy  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Balance of payments, adjustment mechanisms, and international monetary systems.
Prerequisite: ECON 304.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 444  Economics of Energy Resources  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 444.
Course Description: Supply, consumption trends, and projected demand for alternative energy resources in domestic and world perspective; economics of public energy policies.
Prerequisite: ECON 306.
Registration Information: Junior standing. Written consent of instructor. Credit allowed for only one of the following: AREC 444, ECON 344, or ECON 444.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 460  Economic Development  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Economic problems of underdeveloped nations.
Prerequisite: ECON 304.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 463  Regional Economics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to economic importance of location for firms, consumers, and policy makers. Basic tools, applications, and student research.
Prerequisite: ECON 306.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 474  Recent Economic Thought  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Nontraditional schools of economic thought, such as institutionalism and neo-Marxism, that critique neoclassical economic theory.
Prerequisite: ECON 304 and ECON 306.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 484  Supervised College Teaching  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Assistance in teaching introductory economics courses.
Prerequisite: ECON 304 and ECON 306.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. A maximum of 10 combined credits for all 384 and 484 courses are counted towards graduation requirements.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 487  Internship  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Supervised work experience integrating disciplinary learning and career exploration.
Prerequisite: ECON 202 with a minimum grade of C and ECON 204 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Economics majors and minors only. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 492  Seminar  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Summarizes, discusses, and applies issues and policies chosen by the instructor. Emphasis on student participation, discussion, and research.
Prerequisite: (AREC 335, may be taken concurrently or ECON 335, may be taken concurrently) and (ECON 304, may be taken concurrently and ECON 306, may be taken concurrently).
Restriction: .
Registration Information: Senior standing. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 495  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Individual investigation of a special topic in economics under direction of faculty.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 501  Quantitative Methods for Economists  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Quantitative methods essential for graduate study in economics; functional forms, optimization, matrix methods, topological modeling.
Prerequisite: MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 504  Applied Macroeconomics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Application of macroeconomic models to economic growth, economic fluctuations, and policy analysis.
Prerequisite: ECON 304 and ECON 306.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 505  History of Economic Thought  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: History of economic thought as a foundation for studying economic theory.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Graduate standing.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 506  Applied Microeconomic Theory  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 506.
Course Description: Introduction to mathematical models in modern microeconomics, including choices and demand, production and supply, and market structures and failures.
Prerequisite: ECON 306.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 506 and AREC 506.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 510  Labor Market Analysis  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Determination of wages and employment. Focus on theoretical and applied controversies.
Prerequisite: ECON 304 and ECON 306.
Term Offered: Fall (even years).
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 515  Financial Institutions-Structure/Regulation  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Regulation of financial institutions in the U.S.; international banking and international financial institutions, and financial modernization.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall (odd years).
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 520  Public Economics I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Analysis and evaluation of tax policy in terms of efficiency and equity.
Prerequisite: ECON 506 or AREC 506 or ECON 606 or AREC 606.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 530  Methodology of Economic Research  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 570.
Course Description: Philosophical foundations of science and research. Concepts and skills for planning, performing, reporting, and evaluating economic research.
Prerequisite: ECON 304 and ECON 306.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 530 and AREC 570.
Term Offered: Fall (even years).
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 535  Applied Econometrics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 535.
Course Description: Econometric techniques applied to testing and quantification of theoretical economic relationships drawn from both microeconomics, macroeconomics.
Prerequisite: (ECON 335 or AREC 335) and (ECON 304 or ECON 306).
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 535 and AREC 535.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 540  Environmental and Natural Resource Economics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 540.
Course Description: Theory, methods, and policy in environmental and natural resource economics.
Prerequisite: AREC 506 or ECON 506.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 540 and AREC 540.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 541  Environmental Economics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 541.
Course Description: Economics of environmental policy; partial equilibrium and general equilibrium model; pollution; natural environments; population and economic growth.
Prerequisite: ECON 306.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 541 and AREC 541.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 563  Regional Economics-Theory, Methods, and Issues  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 563.
Course Description: Tools and methods of regional economics, including supply, demand, and externality analysis. Applications to current urban and regional policy issues.
Prerequisite: ECON 306 and ECON 501, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 563 and AREC 563.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 570  Evolution of Economic Thought  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: From Plato and Aristotle to the modern period.
Prerequisite: ECON 304 and ECON 306.
Term Offered: Fall (even years).
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 604  Macroeconomic Analysis I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theoretical and empirical analysis of short-run and long-run macroeconomic performance across countries using dynamic models.
Prerequisite: ECON 304 and ECON 501.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 606  Microeconomic Analysis I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 606.
Course Description: Advanced price/allocation theory: consumer/producer decisions; uncertainty; market structure; partial/general equilibrium; efficiency/welfare.
Prerequisite: ECON 306 and ECON 501.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 606 and AREC 606.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 635  Econometric Theory I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 635.
Course Description: Theory of mathematical statistics and classical linear regression model in context of economic application.
Prerequisite: (AREC 535 or ECON 535) and (ECON 501, may be taken concurrently).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 635 and AREC 635.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 640  International Trade Theory  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory of international trade including comparative advantage, factor growth, market distortions, and commercial policy.
Prerequisite: ECON 306 or ECON 506.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 663  Urban and Regional Modeling  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Methodological approaches in regional economics: general equilibrium, input-output, computable general equilibrium models; social accounting matrices.
Prerequisite: ECON 506.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 695  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 698  Research--Technical Paper  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: (ECON 504 and ECON 506 and ECON 705 or AREC 735) and (ECON 735).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 699  Thesis  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 704  Macroeconomic Analysis II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theoretical and empirical frameworks for analyzing macroeconomic policies and their impact on economic growth, employment, and income distribution.
Prerequisite: ECON 604.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 705  Heterodox Approaches to Economics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Contemporary heterodox approaches to economic research.
Prerequisite: ECON 505.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 706  Microeconomic Analysis II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 706.
Course Description: Advanced topics in microtheory: game theory; market imperfections; adverse selection; principal-agent problems; social choice theory; incentives, etc.
Prerequisite: ECON 606.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 706 and AREC 706.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 715  Monetary Economics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principle issues of monetary theory: money supply and demand, interest rates, and current problems of monetary policy.
Prerequisite: ECON 504.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 720  Public Economics II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Analysis of welfare foundations of public expenditure, including cost-benefit analysis.
Prerequisite: ECON 506.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 735  Econometric Theory II  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 735.
Course Description: Econometrics models and estimators in econometrics, from fully parametric to semiparametric and nonparametric approaches.
Prerequisite: AREC 635 or ECON 635.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both AREC 735 and ECON 735. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 736A  Advanced Econometric Methods: Discrete Choice Models  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 736A.
Course Description: Econometrics analysis of: Discrete Choice Models.
Prerequisite: AREC 735, may be taken concurrently or ECON 735, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 736A-C and AREC 736A-C. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 736B  Advanced Econometric Methods: Panel Data Models  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 736B.
Course Description: Econometrics analysis of: Panel Data Models.
Prerequisite: AREC 735, may be taken concurrently or ECON 735, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 736A-C and AREC 736A-C. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 736C  Advanced Econometric Methods: Time Series Models  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 736C.
Course Description: Econometrics analysis of: Time Series Models.
Prerequisite: AREC 735, may be taken concurrently or ECON 735, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 736A-C and AREC 736A-C. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 740  Advanced Natural Resource Economics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 740.
Course Description: Advanced theory, methods, and literature in natural resource economics, including dynamic programming and optimal control.
Prerequisite: AREC 706 or ECON 706.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both AREC 740 and ECON 740.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 741  Advanced Environmental Economics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AREC 741.
Course Description: Advanced theory, methods, and literature in environmental economics.
Prerequisite: AREC 706 or ECON 706.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECON 741 and AREC 741.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 742  International Production and Monetary Theory  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Factor movements, theory of international production (multinationalism), balance of payments, and international monetary system.
Prerequisite: ECON 304 or ECON 504.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 760  Theories of Economic Development  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Analysis of fundamentals of economic development (processes, problems, and strategies) with special reference to developing nations.
Prerequisite: ECON 460.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 770  Economic Thought and Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Aspects of modern economic thought and comparative economics selected according to backgrounds and interests of the class.
Prerequisite: ECON 570.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 771  Political Economy of Race and Gender  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Economic approaches to inequality based on race/ethnicity, gender, and class.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 772  Marxian Political Economy  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Marxian method, relevance of Marxian approach, and relation to other economic approaches.
Prerequisite: ECON 505.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 784  Supervised College Teaching  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 792A  Seminar: Theory  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 792C  Seminar: Social and Political  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 792D  Seminar: Quantitative Analysis  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 792E  Seminar: Development  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 793  Seminar--Doctoral Research  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: (ECON 704 and ECON 705 and ECON 706) and (ECON 735 or AREC 735).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 795  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECON 799  Dissertation  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.