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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Oct 16, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

Economics

  
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    ECON 1010 - Economics as a Social Science (SS)

    Credits: 3
    Studies the role of economics in understanding social problems. It is designed as a general information course for all individuals despite major, and satisfies the social science component of general education.

    Semester: All


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    ECON 1600 - Intro to Economic Systems (SS)

    Credits: 3
    This course educates students in economic systems such as capitalism, socialism, and mixed economic systems. Basic economic concepts will be used to understand and analyze social, political, and cultural influences on such systems.

    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    ECON 1740 - Economic History of U.S. (AI)

    Credits: 3
    This course explores the historical foundations of American economic growth and development from colonial times to the present. The study of economic history provides scholars the opportunity to understand and analyze, from a historical perspective, the impact of institutional and structural changes within the American economy.

    Prerequisite: RDG 0990  w/C grade or better or appropriate placement score
    Semester: All


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    ECON 2010 - Principles of Microeconomics (SS)

    Credits: 3
    This course studies consumer and producer behavior, and the role specific economic units play in market development. Elasticity, consumer choice, production costs, and profits are examined relative to different levels of competition.

    Semester: All


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    ECON 2020 - Principles of Macroeconomics (SS)

    Credits: 3
    This course studies the economy as a whole. Concepts of scarcity, demand and supply, output and income, growth, inflation, unemployment, interest rates, money and banking are all examined. Current events are used as examples.

    Semester: All


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    ECON 2100 - Labor Economics

    Credits: 3
    Studies the economics of the American labor market, wage theory, labor mobility and migration, human resource development, history and role of unions, collective bargaining, and employment data studies.

    Prerequisite: ECON 2010
    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    ECON 2200 - Money & Banking

    Credits: 3
    This course examines financial institutions and markets and their impact on the economy. This course explores such institutions from the perspective of monetary economic theory, practice, and policy.

    Semester: Spring


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    ECON 2250 - Environmental Economics

    Credits: 3
    Students will evaluate costs of environmental degradation and determine their point of impact. They will recommend best economic measures for minimizing costs to society. Economic sustainability will be considered.

    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    ECON 2400 - International Econ/Finance

    Credits: 3
    This course is on economic topics pertaining to international trade and finance. This course develops theory, practice, and the policy in the global conext.

    Prerequisite: ECON 2010 or ECON 2020 (either can be taken concurrently)
    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    ECON 2990 - Special Studies in Economics

    Credits: 1-3
    Under the supervision of the instructor, students develop and follow an individualized curriculum.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval
    Semester: Fall & Spring


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