ECON 261 Economic Viewpoints
Majors, Minors & Degrees:
An analysis of the various economic philosophies that have arisen from Western European and North American experiences. The senior comprehensive requirement may be met in this course by completion of a thesis satisfying departmental guidelines.
Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C-" or better in ECON 054 Microeconomic Principles or permission of the instructor.
An examination of the microeconomic theories, problems, and policies of the U.S. economy. Topics include the theory of the firm, market structures, and current economic issues such as income distribution, antitrust policy, poverty, the farm problem, and international trade.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 053 Macroeconomic Principles strongly recommended.
(Normally offered each semester.)