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Courses at the 200-level

ECON 200: Introduction to Economics

This course fosters an understanding of the market economy and contemporary economic problems, such as economic growth and inflation, unemployment, income distribution, and the role of government. Students cannot receive credit for ECON 200 if they have successfully completed or are currently enrolled in ECON 214.
4 credit hours

ECON 214: Principles of Microeconomics

Microeconomics is introduced, including such areas of decision making as individual demand theory, cost theory, production theory, and the structure of markets.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Completion of College Mathematics Requirement
ECON 215: Principles of Macroeconomics

The U.S. economy as a whole is considered and problems of inflation and recession are explored by examining aggregate demand, aggregate supply, national product and income, and the influence of money and interest rates on the economy.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ECON 214
FIN 230: Personal Finance

Students examine the markets and institutions they will deal with throughout their financial lives. Topics include borrowing money, real estate, banking, insurance, investing, and retirement planning.
3 credit hours

FIN 241: Fundamentals of Health and Life Insurance

Emphasis is on the principal risk management products and strategies developed by the life and health insurance industries and their application to different personal and business planning situations.
3 credit hours

FIN 242: Fundamentals of Property and Liability Insurance

Students are introduced to personal and commercial insurance coverages, including homeowners, automobile, commercial, general liability, business owners, and workers' compensation. Theoretical, technical, and practical elements are explored.
3 credit hours

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