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Spring 2018
Feb 28,2021
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ECON 390 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN ECONOMICS
The descriptions and topics of this course change from semester-to-semester, as well as from instructor-to-instructor. Prerequisite: varies with the topic offered. ECON-390: FEDERAL OPEN MARKET COMMITTEE: The class will examine the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), including its legal mandate and history, the committee's economic reasoning, the process the committee uses to make and communicate its decisions, and will compare the FOMC to agencies in other nations. The FOMC’s (and Federal Reserve Board's) decisions through the recent financial crisis will be a special focus, as will the speed of potential "normalization" of policy in the current environment. ECON-390: CURRENT ECONOMIC PROBLEMS: This class will provide an understanding of macroeconomic fundamentals, monetary policy, fiscal policy, and the business environment. It will further use this understanding to analyze the complexity of controversial economic issues.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Economics Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR ECON 390

General Requirements:
Course or Test: ECON 101
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.
and
Course or Test: ECON 102
Minimum Grade of D
May be taken concurrently. )


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