Economics Courses

This is a listing of Economics (ECON) classes available at Bethany. These courses are included in the requirements for the Business Administration major and other programs.Not all courses are available every semester. Please contact the registrar with any questions.

There are 3 courses in this subject. View other subjects or view all courses.

CodeCourse Title / Description
ECON203Principles of Macroeconomics 3 credits
Theories of economic fluctuation, income determination, international trade, and economic growth are introduced. Additional topics include the role of the banking system in the economy and monetary and fiscal policies for economic stabilization.
ECON204Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
Theories of resource allocation and income distribution, value and the price system, problems of individual firms and industries, and rationale for government regulation of business and labor are examined.
ECON330Comparative Economic Systems 3 credits
The origin, organization, and performance of modern theories of capitalism, communism, planned socialism, and market socialism are presented. Contemporary economies of the United States and selected countries from Eastern, Central, and Western Europe, South America, and Asia are considered. Prerequisites: ECON203 - Principles of Macroeconomics and ECON204 - Principles of Microeconomics or consent of instructor.