Fall 2018 Courses and Syllabi

Course Offerings for Fall 2018 & Previous Syllabi

If a course is not listed on this website you should assume that we do not plan to offer it this Fall- no further updates/predictions can be given at this time.

If there are any changes to what we offer this page will be updated immediately; some changes might be made before course registration begins on April 9, 2018.

Below is the most recent version available of a syllabus from the professor that will teach the course in Fall 2018. These are not the official syllabi for Fall 2018.

If there isn't a syllabus available for a class from the professor teaching it, the syllabus from previous professors will be provided or a course description written by the Fall 2018 professor. These are marked with a “*”.

We will be offering one new course this Fall: Policy Analysis- Data and Methods (ECON 4559). Scroll down to learn more!

(Released March 16, 2018)

ECON 2010 Principles of Economics: Microeconomics

Kenneth Elzinga – Fall 2017 Syllabus

Marc Santugini – Spring 2018 Syllabus

ECON 2020 Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics

Carter Doyle – Fall 2017 Syllabus

ECON 2060 American Economic History

Mark Thomas- Fall 2014 Syllabus

ECON 3010 Intermediate Microeconomics

(Credit is not given for both ECON 3010 and 3110)

Prerequisites: ECON 2010 and CALC II (MATH 1220, MATH 1320, APMA 1110, MATH 2310, MATH 2315 or APMA 2120).

David Mills- Spring 2018 Syllabus

William Johnson- Spring 2015 Syllabus

ECON 3110 Mathematical Microeconomics

(Credit is not given for both ECON 3010 and 3110)

Prerequisites: ECON 2010 and CALC II (MATH 1220, MATH 1320, APMA 1110, MATH 2310, MATH 2315 or APMA 2120).

Maxim Engers- Fall 2017 Syllabus

ECON 3020 Intermediate Macroeconomics

Prerequisites: ECON 2020 and ECON 3010 or 3110.

Sophie Osotimehin- Fall 2017 Syllabus

Jae Won Lee – Fall 2017 Syllabus

ECON 3030 Money and Banking

Prerequisites: ECON 2020.

Carter Doyle – Spring 2018 Syllabus

ECON 3330 Public Choice

*Instructor Permission*, Prerequisite: ECON 2010.

Lee Coppock - Fall 2017 Syllabus

ECON 3720 Introduction to Econometrics

Prerequisites: STAT 2120 or STAT 3120 or APMA 3110 or APMA 3120.

Leland Farmer - Spring 2018 Syllabus

Ronald Michener – Spring 2017 Syllabus

Fourth section to be offered and instructor to be announced.

ECON 4010 Game Theory

Prerequisite: ECON 3010 or ECON 3110, or insructor permission.

Maxim Engers - Fall 2017 Syllabus

ECON 4170 Economics of Risk, Uncertainty, and Information

Prerequisite: ECON 3010 or ECON 3110; ECON 3020

Marc Santugini- Spring 2017 Syllabus

ECON 4190 Industrial Organization

Prerequisite: ECON 3010 or ECON 3110.

Federico Ciliberto

David Mills - Fall 2017 Syllabus

ECON 4210 International Trade: Theory and Policy

Prerequisites: ECON 3010 or 3110, and MATH 1220, and ECON 3720 or 4720 or STAT 3220. (ECON 3010/3110 and CALC II will be more heavily used.)

Kerem Cosar - Spring 2018 Syllabus

ECON 4230 Seminar on Trade and Development

Prerequisite: Econ 3010 or 3110 and either ECON 4210 or ECON 4610

John McLaren- Spring 2017 Syllabus

*ECON 4310 Economics of the Public Sector

Prerequisites: ECON 3010 or Econ 3110.

Lee Lockwood

Ed Olsen- Fall 2016 Syllabus

ECON 4340 Theory of Financial Markets

Prerequisites: ECON 3010 or 3110, 3030, and  STAT 2120 or equivalent.

Ed Burton - Fall 2016 Syllabus

ECON 4390 Economics of Advertising

Prerequisites: STAT 2120 or equivalent, ECON 3010 or 3110, and MATH 1220 or 1320.

Simon Anderson – Fall 2017 Syllabus

ECON 4430 Environmental Economics

Prerequisite: ECON 3010 or 3110.

William Shobe - Fall 2017 Syllabus

*ECON 4559 Policy Analysis: Data and Methods

Prerequisite: ECON 3010 or 3110 and ECON 3720 or 4720

Eric Chyn- This course aims to provide an overview of the empirical methods commonly used to evaluate the effects government policies and programs.  At the end of the course, you will be familiar with the strengths and weaknesses behind a variety of evaluation methods commonly used to examine policies such as the minimum wage or assistance programs such as government-sponsored job training.

ECON 4720 Econometric Methods

Prerequisite: Students must have completed one of the following: ECON 3720 or STAT 3120 or STAT 3220 or APMA 3110 or APMA 3120; AND MATH 3350 or MATH 3351 or APMA 3080.

Denis Nekipelov – Fall 2016 Syllabus

ECON 4820 Experimental Economics

Prerequisites: ECON 3010 or 3110 and a course in statistics, or instructor permission.

Charlie Holt – Fall 2017 Syllabus

ECON 4990- Distinguished Majors Seminar

Prerequisites: Econ 3010 or 3110; and either ECON 3720 or ECON 4720, or instructor permission.

Amalia Miller- Spring 2017 Syllabus

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