School of Business - McMurry University - Abilene, Texas

Economics

2310 Principles Of Macroeconomics
(3-0). Prerequisite: None. Designed to partially fulfill the Business Common Course Requirement for the B.B.A. and the General Education Requirement for Social Science. Economic principles that focus on the level and distribution of national income, full employment and price stability, money and banking, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth. Various macroeconomic models are analyzed. (Fall, Spring)

2320 Principles Of Micreconomics
(3-0). Prerequisite: None. Designed to partially fulfill the Business Common Course Requirement for the B.B.A. and the General Education Requirement for Social Science. Economic principles that focus on households, business firms, industries and international trades. Includes demand, supply, costs of production, and the market structures of pure competition, oligopoly, monopolistic competition and monopoly. (Fall, Spring)

3310 Intermediate Macroeconomics
(3-0). Prerequisites: ECON 2310, 2320. Designed as a requirement for majors and as an advanced business elective for non-business majors. A descriptive approach to the dynamic that influence the aggregate level of economic activity; levels of income and employment; investment and income relationship; monetary and fiscal policy. (Fall, even years)

3320 Intermediate Microeconomics
(3-0). Prerequisites: ECON 2310, 2320. Designed as a requirement for majors and as advanced business elective for non-majors. Intensive study on demand, supply, price, production, and distribution theory in competitive, imperfect, and monopolistic situation. A critical analysis of basic price theory. (Fall, odd years)

3350 Money And Banking
(3-0). Prerequisite: ECON 2310,2320. Designed as a requirement for majors and as an advanced business elective for non-majors. Functions and policies of the American monetary and banking system in the United States; Federal Reserve Bank; bank credit policy; monetary theories and policies. Also cross-listed as Finance 3350. (Spring.)

3360 Public Finance
(3-0). Prerequisite: FIN 3340. Designed as an advanced business elective for majors and non-majors. Fundamentals of government expenditures, taxation, borrowing, and public choice on the effects of fiscal policy on the level of economic activity. Also cross-listed as Finance 3360. (Spring)

3371 Decision Sciences for Business and Economics
(3-0). Prerequisite: B A 3370. Survey and Analysis of major mathematics and statistical techniques useful in modern business. (Spring)

4310 Investments
(3-0). Prerequisite: B A 3370, FIN 3340. Introductory course concerned with theory and practice of U.S. securities markets; characteristics and valuation of stocks, bonds, options and various other investments. Also cross-listed as Finance 4310. (Spring)

4X95 Independent Studies
(variable credit). Prerequisite: Senior standing and consent of the Dean. A study program arranged between an advanced student and an instructor to provide intensive study in a particular area of interest. The course includes a definition of goals appropriate for the advanced student, ways if attaining those goals, a schedule for frequent consultation, and means of measuring progress. (By arrangement)

XX99 Special Topics
(variable credit). Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. A course of study offered occasionally to groups of students to broaden departmental curriculum, to meet student demand, or to observe special events. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. (By arrangement).