Undergraduate Courses

Econ 11 (Markets and the State)
Essential economic concepts and their use in analyzing real-world issues.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisite: None

Econ 31 (A Journey Through Time: Economic Ideas and Civilization)
A survey on the influence of economic ideas on historical events of the last century and a half.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisite: None

Econ 100.1 (Introduction to Macroeconomic Theory and Policy)
Basic concepts in macroeconomics and their applications.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisite: Math 11 or Consent of Instructor (COI)

Econ 100.2 (Introduction to Microeconomic Theory and Policy)
Basic concepts in microeconomics and their applications.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisite: Math 11 or COI

Econ 101 (Macroeconomics)
National income accounting; consumption and investment decisions; income and employment determination; monetary and fiscal policies; international policy; growth.
Credit: 4 units
Prerequisite: Econ 11 or COI

Econ 102 (Microeconomics)
Demand and supply; price determination in competitive markets; income distribution; general equilibrium and welfare.
Credit: 4 units
Prerequisite: Econ 11 or COI

Econ 106 (Elements of Mathematical Economics)
Mathematical approaches to elementary economic theory.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102, Math 100 or COI

Econ 108 (Economics of Socialism)
Theories of the transition to socialism for developed and underdeveloped countries; delineation of property rights; central planning, markets and coordination in the historical practice of centrally planned economies.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 109 (History of Economic Thought)
Evolution of basic economic ideas and their social and intellectual context.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 111 (General Economic History)
Economic change and the evolution of economic institutions in selected countries.
Credit 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 112 (Asian Economic History)
History of economic change and development in China, Japan and other Asian countries.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 115 (Philippine Economic History)
Economic change in the Philippines from colonial times to the present.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 116 (The Economies of Asia)
A survey of economic development in the countries of the region.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 121 (Money and Banking)
Nature and role of money; banks and other financial intermediaries; central banking and banking regulations; open economy issues; efficient-markets theory; development finance.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 131 (Quantitative Economics)
Representation of economic phenomena in terms of elementary mathematical and statistical models.
Credit: 4 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102, Math 100, Stat 101, COI

Econ 141 (International Economics)
International trade and finance; commercial policy and the macroeconomics of an open economy.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102

Econ 151 (Public Economics)
Market failure; collective choice; theory of government expenditures and taxation.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 153 (Project Evaluation)
Discounted cash-flow analysis; social opportunity cost pricing; applications to public-sector projects with case studies; post-evaluation techniques.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 161 (Industrial Organization)
Analysis of firms and markets; pricing, product and investment decisions in theory and in practice; policies on competition and on protection; business and its environment.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 171 (Economics of Agriculture)
Agriculture in strategies for economic development; economics of rural institutions; analysis of agricultural policy.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 172 (Resource and Environmental Economics)
Introduction to the analysis and problems and management of natural resources; environmental problems and policies.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 181 (Labor Economics)
Determinants of wage levels and wage structure; employment; nonwage aspects of employment; aspects of human capital theory.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 186 (Health Economics)
Demand for and supply of health care; role of government in health care; organization and financing of health care services; problems associated with delivery system.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 190.1 (International Trade, Payments and Development Policy)
Basic concepts and issues in foreign trade and external payments affecting developing countries; analysis of policies and their effects.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 190.2 (Monetary, Fiscal and Development Policy)
Basic concepts and issues in money, credit, taxation and public spending in the context of development; analysis of policies and their effects.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 191 (Development Economics)
Theories and problems of economic development; survey of the development experience in low and high income countries.
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI

Econ 195 (Reading Course in Economics)
Individual work on special topics not included in the announced course offerings
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102. May be taken twice.

Econ 198 (Special Topics in Economics)
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: Econ 101, 102 or COI. May be taken two or more times provided the topics are different.

Econ 199 (Seminar)
Credit: 3 units
Prerequisites: SS, Econ 131/COI