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Economics

ECON 1, Principles of Microeconomics   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 4B (Social & Behavioral Sciences) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course introduces students to the supply and demand model, the concept of elasticity, productivity, cost structures, and alternative market structures. Within the Supply and Demand framework, the class studies the impact of government intervention on equilibrium price and quantity and on consumer and producer surplus. Additionally, students are introduced to the following market structures: Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition, and Oligopoly. These alternative market structures are evaluated in terms of their implications for prices, efficiency, and the role of the government.

1772   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 155   Abdel-Rahman A A

Above section 1772 is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

1773   8:00a-11:05a F   MC 1   Gill H S

1774   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 153   Garcia C P

Above section 1774 is part of the International Student First Semester Experience. Please see Special Programs section of the schedule of classes for details.

1775   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 263   Chan A K-C

Above section 1775 is part of the International Student First Semester Experience. Please see Special Programs section of the schedule of classes for details.

1776   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 153   Garcia C P

1777   11:15a-12:35p TTh   MC 1   Chan A K-C

1778   11:30a-2:35p F   MC 1   Gill H S

1779   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Garcia C P

Above section 1779 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1780   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Garcia C P

Above section 1780 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1781   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gill H S

Above section 1781 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 14, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1782   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gill H S

Above section 1782 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 14, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1783   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Brown B C

Above section 1783 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 19, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1784   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Su B C

Above section 1784 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 14, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1785   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Keskinel M

Above section 1785 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4144   6:45p-9:50p M   HSS 263   Carter T D

ECON 2, Principles of Macroeconomics   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 4B (Social & Behavioral Sciences) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course introduces students to measurement of economic aggregates, economic models, and economic policy. Measures of economic aggregates include: GDP, the unemployment rate, the GDP Deflator, and the Consumer Price Index. The Great Depression is used as an introduction to macroeconomic policy. The course covers the tools of fiscal and monetary policy and their impact on aggregate demand, prices, income and interest rates. Additionally, the course introduces students to following models: Classical, Keynesian, Monetarist, and Supply Side with their corresponding policy implications and recommendations.

1786   9:30a-10:50a MW   MC 1   Gill H S

1787   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 153   Garcia C P

1788   11:15a-12:35p MW   MC 1   Gill H S

1789   12:45p-2:05p TTh   MC 1   Chan A K-C

Above section 1789 is part of the International Student First Semester Experience. Please see Special Programs section of the schedule of classes for details.

1790   2:15p-3:35p TTh   MC 1   Chan A K-C

1791   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Brown B C

Above section 1791 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 14, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1792   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Garcia C P

Above section 1792 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1793   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Garcia C P

Above section 1793 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1794   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Brown B C

Above section 1794 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 14, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1795   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Keskinel M

Above section 1795 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1796   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Su B C

Above section 1796 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 19, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4145   6:45p-9:50p W   HSS 263   Carter T D

ECON 5, International Political Economy: Introduction to Global Studies    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 4 (Social Science) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course offers an interdisciplinary introduction to the fields of Global Studies and International Political Economy. Students will analyze critically the role of national governments, international organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and multinational corporations, in regard to phenomena such as, international markets and production regimes, monetary and trade policy, international and global conflict, and environmental degradation. Contending theoretical and ideological perspectives regarding international systems, processes, and trends will be applied and evaluated.

Economics 5 is the same course as Political Science 5 and Global Studies 5. Students may earn credit for one, but not both.

1797   12:45p-3:50p T   HSS 263   Rabach E R

ECON 6, Contemporary Economic Problems   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course stresses the application of economic theory to important current problems with special emphasis on the role of government and public policy in their resolution. Problems emphasized may include resource management, the environment, government expenditures, public programs, issues of growth and development, and various market irrationalities. This problem-oriented course allows for a detailed examination of significant 21st century domestic and global economic problems and provides students with the opportunity for extensive supervised research.

1798   12:45p-3:50p Th   HSS 263   Rabach E R

ECON 15, Economic History of the U.S.    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) or 3B (Humanities) + satisfies CSU U.S. History graduation requirement • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course offers a chronological study of American economic history by major areas including agriculture, industrial development, money, banking, and transportation. The roles of business, labor, and government are given a particular emphasis.

Economics 15 is the same course as History 15. Students may earn credit for one, but not both.

1799   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 263   Rabach E R

1800   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 263   Rabach E R

4146   6:45p-9:50p Th   HSS 252   Moore D W

ECON 88A, Independent Studies in Economics    1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1801   Arrange-1 Hour    HSS 354   Schultz C K

ECON 88B, Independent Studies in Economics    2 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1802   Arrange-2 Hours    HSS 354   Schultz C K

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