2019-2020 Catalog 
    Sep 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Courses of Instruction

Key to Abbreviations

ACCT Accounting HIST History
ACTV Activity HONS Honors Courses
AMRS Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies INT Interdisciplinary
ARAB Arabic    
ART Fine Arts ITAL Italian
ASTR Astronomy


BIOL Biology JOUR Journalism
BOMI Botany/Microbiology LAS Latin American Studies
BUS Business Administration LATI


Black World Studies MATH Mathematics
CHEM Chemistry MES Middle Eastern Studies
CHIN Chinese MUS Music
CLAS Classics MUSP Music Performance
CMLT Comparative Literature NEUR Neuroscience
COMM Communications PG Politics and Government
CS Computer Science PHIL Philosophy
DANC Dance PHYS Physics
DATA Data Analytics PSYC Psychology
ECON Economics


EDUC Education RUSS Russian
ENG English SOAN Sociology/Anthropology
ENVS Environment & Sustainability


ESL English as a Second Language    


GEOG Geography THEA Theatre
GEOL Geology UC University Courses
GERM German URB Urban Studies
GREE Greek WGS Women’s/Gender Studies
HHK Health & Human Kinetics ZOOL Zoology

To aid students in long-range planning, the letters F for fall semester and S for spring semester have been placed after selected course descriptions. All courses carry one unit of academic credit unless otherwise indicated.

Course Selection

Freshmen and sophomores should enroll in courses numbered 100 through 249, but may be permitted to take courses numbered above 250 with the relevant department’s permission. Juniors and seniors should enroll in courses numbered above 250, but may be permitted to take courses numbered below 250 if (a) it is necessary for the major; (b) it is a second (third, etc.) foreign language; (c) it is an elective in the area of science or mathematics where the student does not have the prerequisites for advanced course work; or (d) there is sufficient space in the class after the registration of freshmen and sophomores.



   •  ECON 095 - Summer Internship Experience
   •  ECON 110 - Principles of Economics
   •  ECON 251 - Research Methods in Economics
   •  ECON 252 - Intermediate Microeconomics
   •  ECON 255 - Monetary and Fiscal Policy
   •  ECON 259 - National Income and Business Cycles
   •  ECON 260 - Current Economics Issues
   •  ECON 261 - Economic History
   •  ECON 277 - Labor Economics
   •  ECON 282 - Global Poverty
   •  ECON 300 6 - The Internet: Economic Choices and Business Strategies
   •  ECON 345 - The Economic Growth of Modern Japan
   •  ECON 353 - Economic Development
   •  ECON 355 - Econometrics
   •  ECON 357 - History of Economic Thought
   •  ECON 366 - Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
   •  ECON 370 - Economic Systems
   •  ECON 372 - International Economics
   •  ECON 375 - Industrial Organization
   •  ECON 378 - Public Finance
   •  ECON 385 - Mathematical Analysis for Economists
   •  ECON 387 - Introduction to Game Theory
   •  ECON 388 - Behavioral Economics
   •  ECON 490 A - Independent Study
   •  ECON 490 B - Group Independent Study
   •  ECON 491 - Directed Readings
   •  ECON 495 - Internship Program
   •  ECON 499 - Senior Seminar