Spring 2018 Class Schedule (CRC)



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ECON 300    Survey of Economics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the purpose, terminology, and basic concepts of economic theory. It examines the fundamental economic problem of scarcity and describes how our society is organized to deal with scarcity. It considers some of the problems our economy faces (unemployment, pollution, taxes, inflation, national debt, poverty, crime, international trade, etc.) and how economic theory can be used to investigate these pressing issues.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Fagin              CRC MAIN Online          15454 
Textbook
Online Class
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of class (March 14-20th). You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class http://elearning.losrios.edu.
Students must have access to the Internet (students can use campus computer labs or public library computer labs if they do not have internet access.) Students must also have an active e-mail account (students are assigned a G-mail account when they first register for classes in Los Rios Colleges). http://elearning.losrios.edu.

Required attendance for on campus orientation, midterm and final.
Orientation: Saturday, January 13, 9-11AM LRC 107
Midterm: Saturday, March 10, 9-11AM LRC 107
Final: Saturday, May 12, 9-11AM LRC 107


ECON 302    Principles of Macroeconomics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100; or MATH 102; or one year of High School Elementary Algebra with a grade of C or better; or equivalent skills as determined through the assessment process.
Advisory: MATH 120 or MATH 125 with a grade of "C" or better; or one full year of High School Algebra II with grades of "C" or better in each semester; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 4B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a graphical and functional analysis of the economy as a whole. It focuses on the economy's well-being, problems, and possible solutions. Major topics include: basic economic analysis, demand, supply, and equilibrium in a market; macroeconomic sectors, goals, and problems (unemployment, inflation, business cycle, and government budget deficit); the economy's output, income, and price level; aggregate demand, aggregate supply, and equilibrium; and macroeconomic policies (fiscal and monetary). Time permitting, related topics such as international trade, international finance, and economic growth may also be discussed. Course work includes doing arithmetic problems, solving algebraic equations, and graphing straight and curvilinear lines. (C-ID ECON 202)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Fagin              CRC MAIN Online          15112 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of class (March 14-20th). You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class http://elearning.losrios.edu
Students must have access to the Internet (students can use campus computer labs or public library computer labs if they do not have internet access.) Students must also have an active e-mail account (students are assigned a G-mail account when they first register for classes in Los Rios Colleges). http://elearning.losrios.edu

Required attendance for on campus midterm and final.
Midterm: Saturday, April 7, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 pm., LRC-107
Final: Saturday, May 12, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., LRC-107

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Dowell             CRC MAIN LRC 107         14229 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Leung              CRC MAIN BSS 159         14230 Textbook
 

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Leung              CRC MAIN LRC 107         14518 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Fagin              CRC MAIN LRC 107         15689 Textbook
 

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC F.Farnam             Elk Grove EGA 210        15321 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Meyers             CRC MAIN LRC 107         14232 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC H.Nguyen             CRC MAIN LRC 104         14231 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Leung              CRC MAIN Online          14553 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of class. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class http://elearning.losrios.edu
Students must have access to the Internet (students can use campus computer labs or public library computer labs if they do not have internet access) Students must also have an active e-mail account (students are assigned a G-mail account when they first register for classes in Los Rios Colleges). class http://elearning.losrios.edu


Required attendance for on campus orientation, midterm and final.
Optional Orientation: Friday, January 19, 2018, 12:30-1:30pm BS-145B
Midterm: Friday, March 9, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. BS 145B
Final: Friday, May 11, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.., BS 145B

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Leung              CRC MAIN Online          14594 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of class. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class http://elearning.losrios.edu
Students must have access to the Internet (students can use campus computer labs or public library computer labs if they do not have internet access) Students must also have an active e-mail account (students are assigned a G-mail account when they first register for classes in Los Rios Colleges). class http://elearning.losrios.edu

Required attendance for on campus midterm and final.
Optional Orientation: Friday, January 19, 2018, 12:30-1:30pm BS-145B
Midterm: Friday, March 9, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. BS 145B
Final: Friday, May 11, 3:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m. LRC 107


ECON 304    Principles of Microeconomics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100; or MATH 102; or one year of High School Elementary Algebra with a grade of C or better; or equivalent skills as determined through the assessment process.
Advisory: MATH 120 or MATH 125 with a grade of "C" or better; or one full year of High School Algebra II with grades of "C" or better in each semester; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 4B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a graphical and functional analysis of the units (sectors) making up the economy. The focus is on the sectorsâ choices and interactions, microeconomic goals (efficiency and equity), problems, and solutions. Major topics include basic principles of economics; basic economic analyses; demand, supply, and equilibrium in a market; markets and applications; costs and production; product and resources markets; and microeconomic problems (externalities, public goods, and income inequality). Time permitting, related topics such as international trade and health economics may also be discussed. Course work includes doing arithmetic problems, solving algebraic equations, and graphing straight and curvilinear lines. (C-ID ECON 201)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Leung              CRC MAIN Online          14235 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of class (March 14-20th). You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class http://elearning.losrios.edu
Students must have access to the Internet (students can use campus computer labs or public library computer labs if they do not have internet access.) Students must also have an active e-mail account (students are assigned a G-mail account when they first register for classes in Los Rios Colleges). http://elearning.losrios.edu
Final: Monday, March 12, 2018, 5:30-7:30pm, BS 113

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Fagin              CRC MAIN Online          15310 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of class (March 14-20th). You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class http://elearning.losrios.edu
Students must have access to the Internet (students can use campus computer labs or public library computer labs if they do not have internet access.) Students must also have an active e-mail account (students are assigned a G-mail account when they first register for classes in Los Rios Colleges). http://elearning.losrios.edu

Required attendance for on campus midterm and final.
Midterm: Saturday, April 7, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., LRC-107
Final: Saturday, May 12, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., LRC-107

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Leung              CRC MAIN BSS 125         14234 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Fagin              CRC MAIN LRC 107         20494 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC TBA                  CRC MAIN BSS 146         14658 Textbook
 

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC H.Nguyen             CRC MAIN LRC 107         15455 Textbook
 

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC F.Farnam             Elk Grove EGA 110        15322 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                  CRC MAIN Online          14989 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of class (March 14-20th). You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class http://elearning.losrios.edu
Students must have access to the Internet (students can use campus computer labs or public library computer labs if they do not have internet access.) Students must also have an active e-mail account (students are assigned a G-mail account when they first register for classes in Los Rios Colleges). http://elearning.losrios.edu

Required attendance for on-campus orientation, midterm and final.
Optional Orientation: Friday, January 19, 2018, 12:30-1:30pm BS-145B
Midterm: Friday, March 9, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. BS 145B
Final: Friday, May 11, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. BS 145B


ECON 310    Economic Statistics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120 or 125 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b) (effective Spring 2017); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on statistical concepts commonly used in economics, business and other behavioral sciences. It covers the collection, organization, presentation, analysis, and interpretation of numerical data. Major topics include organizing and describing data using graphs, tables, and charts; calculating and interpreting descriptive statistics including measures of central tendency and measures of dispersion; probability and sampling distributions; statistical inference; correlation and linear regression; analysis of variance, chi-square and t-tests. Computer software and/or hand calculations will be used in this course to calculate, organize and display statistical information. Results generated either by hand calculation, the use of computer software, articles or textbook examples will be used to analyze and interpret statistical findings. (C-ID MATH 110; Competency: Mathematics)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Fagin              CRC MAIN BSS 146         15663 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC E.Fagin              CRC MAIN LRC 107         20399 Textbook


ECON 320    Concepts in Personal Finance    3 Units

Same As: BUS 320
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 105
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to assist individuals in analyzing their financial affairs. Elements and conceptual basis of financial planning, analysis, and decision making in areas of budgeting, taxes, borrowing, money management, insurance, investments, and retirement will be examined with an emphasis on principles to develop studentsâ economic decision making. Students will be using mathematical concepts as well as reading and interpreting written and oral instructions. The course provides a solid base for a career in financial planning services. This course is the same as BUS 320, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          14801 
Textbook
Online Class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the semester. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu Required attendance for on campus final. Final: Friday, May 11, 2:50p.m. - 4:50p.m., BS 125.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 16, 2017