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Economics

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. 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.

1251 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh HSS 152 Lee Sam
Above section 1251 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.

1252 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh HSS 165 Abdel-Rahman A A

1253 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Brown B C
Above section 1253 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1254 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Gill H S
Above section 1254 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1255 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Gill H S
Above section 1255 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1256 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Brown B C
Above section 1256 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1257 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Keskinel M
Above section 1257 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1258 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Keskinel M
Above section 1258 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. 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.

1259 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh HSS 152 Lee Sam
Above section 1259 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.

1260 2:45p-4:50p MTWTh HSS 150 Saxton J

1261 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Garcia C P
Above section 1261 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1262 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Garcia C P
Above section 1262 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1263 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Su B C
Above section 1263 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1264 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Su B C
Above section 1264 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1265 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Battista C
Above section 1265 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd. Above section 1265 uses a free-of-charge Open Educational Resource (OER) textbook.

1266 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Battista C
Above section 1266 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd. Above section 1266 uses a free-of-charge Open Educational Resource (OER) textbook.

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