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Economics

Some of the courses listed in this section are accompanied by Supplemental Instruction. Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an academic assistance program that utilizes free peer-assisted weekly study sessions to help students learn the most difficult course content. For more information, please see the SI website at www.smc.edu/si.

ECON 1, Principles of Microeconomics    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

C-ID: ECON 201.

IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences)   •   Prerequisite: MATH 31 or MATH 49.   •   Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course introduces students to the supply and demand model, the concept of elasticity, productivity and cost structures. Within the Supply and Demand framework, the class studies the impact of government intervention on markets. The class evaluates alternative market structures in terms of prices, efficiency, and the role of the government.

1816   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 152   Chan A K-C

1817   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 153   Urrutia A Q

1818   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 153   Garcia C P

1819   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 263   Chan A K-C

1820   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 153   Urrutia A Q

Above section 1820 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.

1821   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 153   Garcia C P

1822   12:45p-2:05p TTh   HSS 153   Urrutia A Q

1823   12:45p-2:05p TTh   HSS 104   Chan A K-C

1824   2:15p-3:35p TTh   HSS 153   Urrutia A Q

1825   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gill H S
Above section 1825 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 09, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1826   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Garcia C P
Above section 1826 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1827   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gill H S
Above section 1827 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 09, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1828   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Garcia C P
Above section 1828 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1829   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Keskinel M
Above section 1829 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1830   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gill H S
Above section 1830 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 09, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1831   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gill H S
Above section 1831 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 09, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

4134   5:45p-8:50p T   MALIBU 21   Terzyan A

Above section 4134 meets at Webster Elementary School, 3602 Winter Canyon Road, Malibu, CA 90265. Please go to www.smc.edu/malibuclasses for campus information.

4135   6:45p-9:50p W   HSS 153   Urrutia A Q

NEW   3422   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Keskinel M
Above section 3422 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 13 to Jun 09, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW   3423   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Keskinel M
Above section 3423 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 13 to Jun 09, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW   3424   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Su B C
Above section 3424 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 09, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW   3425   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Su B C
Above section 3425 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 09, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW   3439   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Su B C
Above section 3439 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 09, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

ECON 2, Principles of Macroeconomics    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

C-ID: ECON 202.

IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences)   •   Prerequisite: MATH 31 or MATH 49.   •   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.

1832   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 153   Garcia C P

1833   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 150   Battista C

1834   9:30a-10:50a MW   MC 1   Gill H S

1835   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 150   Battista C

Above section 1835 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.

1836   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 165   Gill H S

1837   12:45p-2:05p MW   HSS 263   Battista C

1838   2:15p-3:35p MW   HSS 263   Battista C

1839   2:15p-3:35p TTh   HSS 104   Chan A K-C

1840   3:45p-5:05p TTh   HSS 263   Chan A K-C

1841   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Garcia C P
Above section 1841 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1842   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Garcia C P
Above section 1842 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1843   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Brown B C
Above section 1843 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 09, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1844   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Brown B C
Above section 1844 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 09, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1845   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Brown B C
Above section 1845 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 13 to Apr 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

4136   6:45p-9:50p M   HSS 263   Carter T D

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

Transfer: UC, CSU   •   IGETC AREA 4 (Social and Behavioral 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.

1846   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 155   Berman Dianne R

1847   12:45p-2:05p TTh   HSS 263   Rabach E R

1848   2:15p-3:35p TTh   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.

1849   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 263   Rabach E R

1850   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 263   Rabach E R

4137   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.

1851   Arrange-1 Hour    HSS 354   Schultz C K

ECON 88B, Independent Studies in Economics    2 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1852   Arrange-2 Hours    HSS 354   Schultz C K

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