Summer 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: Six Week - Second, Jun 23-Aug 01
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10895 
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.


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 sectorsā 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: Six Week - Second, Jun 23-Aug 01
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10992 
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.

Summer 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: July 29, 2014