Economics (EC)

EC 485  Field Experience  (3)  

Field trip to New York City to study important New York business and economic sites, such as the New York Stock Exchange, the Federal Reserve, the Fulton Fish Market, a large international bank, an advertising agency, a bond advisory company, and other tours relevant to economics. Summer only.

EC 515  Managerial Economics  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): BA 502 or equivalent.

This course utilizes fundamentals of microeconomics to enable managers to manage more effectively with respect to employees, suppliers, customers, competitors, and the regulatory environment. Students will investigate and apply concepts of marginal analysis and competitive markets to the principles of statistical estimation and forecasting, cost, market structure, and business decision analysis.

EC 589  Internship in Economics  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): Approval of the instructor and approval of the MBA Director.

Provides the graduate student with practical experience in the field of economics via a "real-world" work experience arrangement. Grades: Pass/Fail.

EC 598  Independent Research  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): Complete of 18 semester hours of graduate courses including a three semester hour quantitative course.

Approval of the instructor and approval of the MBA Director. In-depth study of selected topic(s).