Economics 111 – Introduction to Economics course
Application and theory courses that build on the EC 111 -- Introduction to Economics course. Numbered between 300 and 349, most Tier Two courses have at least Econ 111 as a pre-requisite and fall into the following two categories.
ECON 300 - 329: These courses build on the Tier I foundation to address in greater depth particular areas of economic theory and application. Current topics explored in the Tier II courses include the Economics of Financial Institutions and Markets (EC 314), American Economic History (315), Asian Economies (316), International Economics (317), Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (318), Economics of the Public Sector (323), Political Economy of Gender and Race (325), History of Economic Thought (326), Economic Thought and Religious Values (327), and Economics, Philosophy and Method (328).
ECON 332-334: These three courses represent the gateway into the Economics major and minor. Microeconomic Theory (332), Macroeconomic Theory (333), and Quantitative Methods in Economics (334) provide the necessary theoretical underpinnings for advanced study in economics.
Advanced theory and policy courses that build on the work of EC 332, 333, and 334. Numbered 350-399, these are advanced courses in analysis and applications and are primarily intended for economics majors and minors.
ECON 384 (Research Project in Economics): The capstone course for the CSB/SJU economic major, 384 is a directed research experience in economics. Each student intensively explores a topic that builds on their coursework and addresses a significant economic question.Important pre-requisites to note: