Offered by Department of Economics
College of Business and Technology

ECON Courses

ECON 803 - Independent Study of Economics - 1-3 hours
Prereq: ECON 850
The focus of this course is an independent investigation into a topic in Economics selected by the student. Students work individually with an appropriate faculty mentor in selecting and developing a project or research study of particular interest and significance to them in the field of Economics. Permission of the MBA director is required for the independent study to count toward the MBA program course requirements.
ECON 830/830P - International Economics - 3 hours
Prereq: graduate standing AND ECON 100 or ECON 270 or ECON 271
This course is directed toward an introduction to the international economy, the theory of international trade, balance of payments, economic growth, financial and commercial policy.
ECON 845/845P - Industrial Organization - 3 hours
Prereq: graduate standing and ECON 271
This course is concerned with the behavior of firms and the resulting effects on market outcomes and welfare. As such it analyzes firm behavior and market structure within a single industry and discusses the challenges associated with regulation/deregulation of industries and the implementation of antitrust policy.
ECON 850 - Managerial Economics - 3 hours
Prereq: graduate standing and 3 hours of ECON
Extension of economic analysis to meet the need for greater precision in the management of the business enterprise. Draws upon economic analysis for such concepts as cost, demand, profit and competition. Attempts to bridge the gap between pure analytical problems and policies that management faces. Offers powerful tools and approaches for managerial policy making.
ECON 865/865P - Economics of Transportation - 3 hours
Prereq: graduate standing and ECON 271
This course is concerned with the nature, role and regulation of transportation, and current economic, legal and policy problems in the field of transportation.
ECON 899P - Special Topics in Economics - 1-3 hours
Prereq: ECON 850
In-depth coverage of selected subjects, problems, and current topics in Economics which are not covered elsewhere in the MBA program. Course consists of class discussion and/or special projects. The purpose of the course is to offer an opportunity for students to study fresh Economics topics of particular timeliness in more depth than appropriate in other existing courses. Topics vary per offering.

10 Jul 2012