Fall 2014 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ECON 302    Principles of Macroeconomics    3 Units

Prerequisite: or one full year of High School Algebra II with grades of "C" or better in each semester; or competency above or at Math 120 as 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: 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. Coursework includes solving algebraic equations and graphing straight and curvilinear lines as taught in Intermediate Algebra.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
MW        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Radding            FLC MAIN FL4 132         15220 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15542 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.

M         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FL2 207         15221 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15221 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which one-half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. For more information, please go to www.flc.losrios.edu/~smith.


ECON 304    Principles of Microeconomics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120 (Intermediate Algebra) 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 competency above or at Math 120 as 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. Coursework includes doing arithmetic problems, solving algebraic equations, and graphing straight and curvilinear lines.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
MW        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Barthel            FLC MAIN FL4 132         15222 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15402 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.

W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FL2 207         15403 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15403 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which one-half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. For more information, please go to www.flc.losrios.edu/~smith.


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 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 BUS 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC K.Wells              FLC MAIN FL1 203         15554 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Wells              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15554 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 29, 2014 for a course overview and discussion. Students must attend the following class sessions to discuss current issues in Personal Finance: 8/29, 9/26, 10/31, 11/21, and the day of the final exam session. The remainder of the course is online.

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.McClatchy          FLC MAIN FL5 12          15082 Textbook

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: January 6, 2015