Fall 2010 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ECON 302    Principles of Macroeconomics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 120
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: market demand and supply; macroeconomic sectors, goals, and problems (unemployment, inflation, business cycles, and deficits); the economy's output and price level; aggregate demand, aggregate supply, and equilibrium; and macroeconomic policies (fiscal and monetary) aimed at solving problems and stabilizing the economy. Related topics such as international trade, international finance, and economic growth are also discussed. Course work includes solving algebraic equations and graphing straight and curvilinear lines as taught in Intermediate Algebra.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
MW        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Barthel            FLC MAIN FL5 13          22066 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22986 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please go to www.flc.losrios.edu/~smith.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FL1 207         22068 Textbook


ECON 304    Principles of Microeconomics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 120
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 sectors 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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MW        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Barthel            FLC MAIN FL5 13          22070 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22568 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please go to www.flc.losrios.edu/~smith.

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FL1 207         22570 Textbook


ECON 320    Concepts in Personal Finance    3 Units

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 students' economic decision making. Students will be using mathematical concepts as well as reading and interpreting written and oral instructions. This course is not open to students who have received credit for ECON 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FL1 203         23040 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      23040 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately two-thirds of the class is online. This hybrid class will meet the first day in room FL1 203 from 9:00 am -12:05 pm on Friday, August 27, 2010 for a course overview and discussion. Students must attend the following class sessions to discuss current issues in Personal Finance: 9/24, 10/29, 11/19, and the day of the final exam session. The remainder of the course is online. For more information, please go to http://connect.mcgraw-hill.com/class/g_tryhane_fall_2010_hybrid.

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.McClatchy          FLC MAIN FL1 7           21630 Textbook

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 23, 2010