Summer 2017 Class Schedule (CRC)



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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: Six Week - First, Jun 05-Jul 14
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Leung              CRC MAIN Online          11196 
Textbook
Online class.
Once you have properly enrolled AND after you attend the mandatory orientation you can go to the eLearning Web site and download class instructions and syllabus during the first week of the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Monday, June 5, 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., LRC 107
Final: Friday, July 14, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., LRC 107

Schedule: Six Week - Second, Jun 19-Jul 28
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Fagin              CRC MAIN Online          11385 Textbook
Online class.
This class required each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first day of class (June 19th). 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 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). You can access your G-mail account using your same username and password https://apps.losrios.edu/
Required attendance for on-campus mid-term and final.
Mid-Term: Saturday July 8th 10am-12noon LRC 107
Final: Saturday July 29th 10am -12noon 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: Six Week - First, Jun 05-Jul 14
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Leung              CRC MAIN Online          11299 
Textbook
Online class.
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Monday, June 5, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., LRC-107
Final: Friday, July 14, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., LRC-107
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Six Week - Second, Jun 19-Jul 28
MW        05:30PM-09:40PM LEC F.Farnam             CRC MAIN LRC 107         11197 Textbook


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: Six Week - First, Jun 05-Jul 14
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:05AM LEC E.Fagin              CRC MAIN LRC 107         12197 
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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: Six Week - First, Jun 05-Jul 14
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          12344 
Textbook
Online class.

Summer 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: July 3, 2017