Economics (ECON)

Credit Courses

ECON 101 Microeconomics (3 Units)

Prerequisites: MATH 95 or Qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H and proficiency in MATH 104 or MATH 107 or MATH 111.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Presents modern theories of price formation, industrial organization, factor pricing and income determination. Emphasis on U.S. markets and their relationships with the rest of the world.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area B

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area D2, IGETC Area 4B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

C-ID: ECON 201.

ECON 102 Macroeconomics (3 Units)

Prerequisites: MATH 95 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H and proficiency in MATH 104 or 107 or 111.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

An introductory course focusing on aggregate economic analysis. Topics include market systems, aggregate measures of economic activity, macroeconomic equilibrium, money and the financial system, the business cycle, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area B

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area D2, IGETC Area 4B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

C-ID: ECON 202.

ECON 102H Macroeconomics, Honors (4 Units)

Prerequisites: MATH 095 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Limitations on Enrollment: Honors course Students must be accepted into The Honors Program at SBCC.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H and proficiency in MATH 104 or 107 or 111.

Hours: 72 (72 lecture)

An introductory course focusing on aggregate economic analysis. Topics include market systems, aggregate measures of economic activity, macroeconomic equilibrium, money and the financial system, the business cycle, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth. The honors course is enhanced with supplemental analytical tools and requires additional readings, writing, and a research capstone project.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

ECON 114 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (3 Units)

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

SKills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H and proficiency in MATH 104 or 107 or 111. An introduction to the economic analysis of environmental quality and natural resource utilization. Topics include market failures, environmental degradation, sustainable resource allocation, conventional and market-based solutions to environmental problems, as well as the evaluation of public policies aimed at addressing such problems.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

ECON 295 Internship In Economics (4 Units)

Limitations on Enrollment: Completion of two courses in the Economics Department at SBCC prior to enrolling in an internship course.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 273 (273 lab)

Structured internship program in which students gain experience in community organizations related to the discipline.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable