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Economics
BUSINESS AND LAW DEPARTMENT

1 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I
(CAN ECON 4)
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
An introductory course in the principles of microeconomic theory, including economic analysis of the firm and resource allocation; analysis of the laws of supply and demand; market structures of the American economy; price theory; current domestic economic problems. Acceptable for credit: UCLA, CSUN: Economics 160.

2 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II
(CAN ECON 2)
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
This is an introductory course in the principles of macroeconomic theory. Measurement of aggregate economic performance, including GNP and national income, money and banking business cycle, role of government and the Federal Reserve System (fiscal and monetary policies), economic growth and
stability, international trade, and economics of under development are covered in this course. Acceptable for credit: UCLA, CSUN: Economics 161.

4 ECONOMICS FOR THE CONSUMER
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. 3 UNITS
The student will learn about budgeting a limited income. Consumer preferences, influences of advertising, and other factors related to consumer expenditures will be considered. Financial institutions and their relationship to the consumer will be analyzed. Savings, consumer aids, insurance, and investments will be detailed.

10 ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
Course covers historical development of the present economic system; its origins, modification and performance as well as its relation to political economics with relationship to you and technology.

185 DIRECTED STUDY
CSU 1 UNIT RPT2

285 DIRECTED STUDY
CSU 2 UNITS

385 DIRECTED STUDY
Conference: 1 hour per unit. CSU 3 UNITS
Directed studies on a contract basis under the supervision of an instructor. Credit Limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.

485 INTERNET RESEARCH
Prerequisite: None | Lab: 2 hours. CSU 1 UNIT RPT2
Internet Research teaches how to use search engines; basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity operators; how to locate materials in various content fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how to use and cite electronic sources.

921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
CSU 2 UNITS RPT3
Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-job training in an employment area that will enhance the student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See Cooperative Education Credit
Guide.

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