Economics (ECON)

ECON 102 - Principles of Microeconomics Units: 3

The study of the allocation of resources to alternative uses in producing the nation's output and the role of relative prices in distributing these goods and services. Topics include: demand and supply, consumer behavior, business decision-making and market structures. See class schedule for details. Satisfies UNR Social Science core curriculum.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: BUS 117, MATH 120, MATH 126 or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT score.

Term Typically Offered: ALL SEMESTERS

ECON 103 - Principles of Macroeconomics Units: 3

The study of the determination of output, employment and investment levels and strategies to promote growth, efficiency, equity and stability in the economy. Topics include: demand and supply, measurement of GDP, price fluctuations and the banking system. Satisfies UNR Social Science core curriculum.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: BUS 117, MATH 120, MATH 126, or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT score.

Term Typically Offered: ALL SEMESTERS

ECON 104 - Current Economic Issues Units: 3

Analysis of the economic news of the day and its importance to consumers, business persons and voters. Discussion of the possible future economic effects of current policies and actions. Economic theories and concepts basic to the analysis of current events are reviewed, explained and applied.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or BUS 98.

ECON 198 - Special Topics in Economics Units: 1-3

Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The course will be variable credit of one to three credits depending on the course content and number of hours required. The course may be repeated for up to three credits.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

ECON 261 - Principles of Statistics I Units: 3

The study of the collection, analysis, presentation and interpretation of data in order to make good decisions. Topics include: descriptive statistics, exploratory data analysis, probability and sampling distributions, indices and decision theory.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: MATH 126 or equivalent or qualifying Accuplacer, ACT/SAT test results

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

ECON 262 - Principles of Statistics II Units: 3

The study of statistical methods, induction and the design of experiments which allow the estimation and testing of claims based on sample information. Topics include estimation and hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, correlation and regression, times series analysis, nonparametric and statistical process control.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: ECON 261 or approval of instructor.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

ECON 290 - Internship in Economics Units: 1-8

A course designed wherein students will apply knowledge to real on-the-job situations in a program designed by a company official and a faculty advisor to maximize learning experiences. Available to students who have completed all core and major requirements and have a 2.5 GPA. Contact the appropriate chairperson for the application, screening and required skills evaluation. Up to 8 semester hour credits may be earned on the basis of 100 hours of internship for 1 credit. May be repeated for up to 8 credits.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree