EC 140 Consumer Economics 4 cr. (4-0-0)
- Offered: Every other year
- Applies toward the mathematics competency university requirement (math) general education requirement.
- Applies toward the quantitative reasoning and analysis (quar) general education requirement.
This course is in applied economics that covers some of the major decisions, as well as the routine ones, that we make throughout life. The emphasis is on “real life” decision-making and not economic theory. Economic concepts will emerge naturally while discussing everyday decisions. Topics include large ticket purchasing decisions, personal budgeting, career-planning and community involvement.
Note: Students majoring in Economics who have credit in, or are currently enrolled in a 200+ level economics course will not be able to use EC 140 as an economics elective towards their degree.