CCPS Economics Course Descriptions

200 Level Courses:
ECON 210: Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 211: Principles of Macroeconomics


ECON 210: Principles of Microeconomics. 3 hours.
An introduction to the theory of markets. The course will examine the determination of product and resource prices, the theory of the firm; the role of competition, the impact of monopoly, externalities and government regulation and international economic relations.

ECON 211: Principles of Macroeconomics. 3 hours
An introduction to the theories that explain the performance of the overall economy. The course will explore the determination of the level of employment, output, and the price level; the monetary and banking systems; problems and policies of economic instability, inflation, and growth and principles of economic development; other economic systems.