Principal Courses

CAS EC 101 Introductory Microeconomic Analysis

The first semester of a standard two-semester sequence for those considering further work in management or economics. Coverage includes the economics of households, business firms, and markets; consumer behavior and the demand for commodities; production, costs, and the supply of commodities; price determination; competition and monopoly; efficiency of resource allocation; governmental regulation; income distribution; and poverty.

CAS EC 102 Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis

The second semester of a standard two-semester sequence for those considering further work in management or economics. Coverage includes national economic performance; the problems of recession, unemployment, and inflation; money creation, government spending, and taxation; economic policies for full employment and price stability; and international trade and payments.