Catalog Review

For Course Qualities In Effect For 2014-15

Process Date: 22-DEC-2014

ECON - Economics

100 INTRODUCTORY MICROECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Introductory Microeconomics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 40 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 03 - Standard Plus Additional Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G018 - LL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: A first course in economics focusing on the basic analytical framework used by contemporary economists. The central topics typically include supply and demand, market competition, market power, incomplete markets (e.g., externalities and public goods), trade, and taxation. Classroom experiments are frequently employed to develop economic intuition.

120 INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Introductory Macroeconomics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 40 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 03 - Standard Plus Additional Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G018 - LL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: A study of the principles, concepts, and methods of economic analysis, with a theoretical focus on the determination of national income. Special attention given to governmental expenditure and taxation, monetary policy, inflation, and unemployment.

151 INTRO TO ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Environmental Policy  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ENST 151 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 40 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G018 - LL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course applies principles of economics and political science to environmental issues, including pollution, resource limitation, and environmental degradation. It is designed to foster an understanding of the environmental policy-making and regulatory process in the United States and globally.

170 FINANCIAL LITERACY Active
  Long Title: Financial Accounting and Entrepreneurial Ventures  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: I-E 110 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 25 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G018 - LL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing
Description: A study of accounting principles and procedures, leading to a review of financial statements and to an understanding of how accounting data are used to analyze business and economic activities.

191 DIRECTED STUDY IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G018 - LL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

195 INTERNSHIP IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Internship in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A010 - Internship
G018 - LL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300, 320, or 380; Counter Registration Required
Description: Applied work with a private firm or public-sector agency in economics, arranged under the direction of an instructor in the department. In each case, the academic credit is based on related readings, reports, and presentations.

200 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Active
  Long Title: Economic Development  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ECON 200 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G042 - Diversity-Global GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100 or 120
Description: This course seeks to provide students with a broad based understanding of economic development and the choices countries face. To obtain such an understanding, students will read the works of contemporary economists who provide a variety of approaches to poverty alleviation and the tradeoffs that must be confronted. Emphasis will be placed on close reading, class discussion, and on writing a number of papers that compare and contrast different views of economic development.

202 GLOBAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS Active
  Long Title: Global Economic Relations  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: GOVT 275 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G042 - Diversity-Global GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100 or ECON 120
Description: This course covers the major concepts utilized in the field of international political economy. Major issues covered include globalization, monetary policy, trade policy, and the role of international institutions such as the WTO.

205 INTRO TO INTERNATNL ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Introduction to International Economics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G042 - Diversity-Global GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100 and ECON 120
Description: This course aims to develop an understanding of international economic issues and policies in open economies. The course will provide a general body of knowledge on topics such as gains from trade; patterns of trade; effect of trade on welfare; exchange rate policy regimes; international organizations; financial crises; and the effect of government policies on trade and the exchange rate. You will get exposed to economic modeling and learn analytical tools that can be applied to understand the changing world economy and analyze problems in international economic policy. You are encouraged to explore the potential and limitations of international economics in dealing with real-world problems. This course will assist you in improving your economic writing skills as well as your ability to read critically and understand discussions on international economic issues in the press.

206 FIELD EXPERIENCE-SIERRA LEONE Active
  Long Title: Field Experience in Sierra Leone  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: GOVT 401 Repeatable: Yes 4 units max
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G042 - Diversity-Global GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Completed or concurrent enrollment in ENST 300, ECON 205, or GOVT 500 (Research Methods in Comparative Politics and International Relations); ECON 170 and ECON 211
Description: Students engaged in this course will have the opportunity to do field research in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Each student will develop and implement a project that concerns economic, political, and/or environmental issues important in Sierra Leone. Students will also have the opportunity to learn from national and local leaders, and upon completion of the field experience, present their research to the wider Lawrence community. Students must register for this course in both the fall and the winter terms. During the extended winter break, class members will travel to Sierra Leone for an 18 day study tour.

208 SUSTAINABLE CHINA: ENVIR/ECON Active
  Long Title: Sustainable China: Environment and Economy  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ECON 208 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G042 - Diversity-Global GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Limited to students selected for the Sustainable China study trip
Description: This course integrates environmental and economic topics relevant for understanding sustainability in the Chinese context, including economic development, natural resource management, urban growth, and environmental policy. It is a prerequisite for a December study trip to China.

211 IN PURSUIT OF INNOVATION Active
  Long Title: In Pursuit of Innovation  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: I-E 100 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing
Description: This course acquaints students with innovation—its objectives, major characteristics, and likely origins. The course focuses mainly on scientific and /or technological innovation; it will be taught as a joint physics/economics offering. The course will include one or two lectures per week along with student presentations and hard-charging discussion based on readings from books, articles and case studies. Outside resource individuals (in most cases Lawrence alumni) who are well-placed and experienced in innovation will offer advice and guidance to particular student projects. May not be taken on an S/U basis.

215 COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC SYSTEMS Active
  Long Title: Comparative Economic Systems  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G042 - Diversity-Global GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100 or ECON 120
Description: This course introduces students to the different ways societies have organized economic activity in the past and in the present as well as to how economic and social policy questions are addressed under these different arrangements. Students will study the economies of the Western world, the former Soviet bloc countries, and Asian countries at various stages of economic development.

220 CORPORATE FINANCE Active
  Long Title: Corporate Finance  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100 or ECON 120, and sophomore standing
Description: An analysis of financial decisions made by firms and the nature of the stock and bond markets from which they fund operations. Topics include financing decisions, capital budgeting decisions under certainty and risk, stock and bond market’s efficiency and bubbles, dividend policy, and debt/equity capital structure.

223 QUANTITATIVE DECISION-MAKING Active
  Long Title: Quantitative Decision-Making  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ECON 223 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing
Description: The students will learn how to develop formal, quantitative approaches to structuring difficult problems, particularly those problems involving probabilistic factors. We will develop and practice the steps of defining a problem, gathering data, formulating a model, performing numerical calculations, evaluating numerical information, refining the model, analyzing the model's alternatives, and communicating the results.

225 DECISION THEORY Active
  Long Title: Decision Theory  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100 or ECON 120
Description: This course will present a thorough introduction to decision theory, the study of how people should or do make decisions. Building on that foundation, game theory, the science of strategy, will be introduced, with economic applications.

245 LAW AND ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Law and Economics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100 or ECON 120 or consent of instructor
Description: Along with an introduction to legal analysis, a study of the political economy of four core areas of the law: property, contracts, torts, and crime and punishment. Applies rational-choice theories to both economic and political decisions involving the law.

250 URBAN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Urban Economics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 16 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100
Description: A study of the development of the urban economy focusing on the interaction among business, household, and governmental decisions that affect the allocation of land. Each offering will apply microeconomic economic analysis to one or more public policy topics, such as urban sprawl, urban economic growth, housing, education, transportation, or crime.

251 THE ECONOMICS OF LONDON Active
  Long Title: The Economics of London  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: LU London Centre
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Only open to students attending the London Centre.
Description: This course provides a significant variation on the Urban Economics course (ECON 250) that is offered on campus. First, it focuses on one city, London UK, as the context for the analysis. Secondly, it addresses the London economy from both economic history and contemporary economic analysis perspectives. London has remained a vibrant city from the late middle ages to the present through a variety of changes to its character, its economy, and the diversity of its population.

255 START-UP THEATRE Active
  Long Title: Start-Up Theatre  
Units: 1 TO 3 Cross-Listing Parent: THAR 255 Repeatable: Yes 6 units max
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing
Description: This course will model the collaborative and entepreneurial process of starting a new theatre company in the manner of America's non-profit regional theatre tradition. In five meetings during the fall term, students will prepare for their two-week laboratory experience in December at Björklunden culminating in a public performance or exhibition. Open to students from theatre, economics, and other students interested in entrepreneurship in the performing arts. Topics change each year. May be repeated when topic is different up to 6 total units.

271 PUBLIC ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Public Economics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ECON 271 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100 or ECON 120
Description: Public economics covers a range of topics from taxation to social insurance and redistribution to homeland security. The course develops a template for framing and analyzing public policy issues that provides a basis for understanding the rationale for government intervention, the alternative policy instruments that can be used to affect economic outcomes, and the economic tools used to evaluate the effects of intervention.

280 ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Environmental Economics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ECON 280 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 25 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100 or ENST 151
Description: The course shows how economists analyze environmental problems and the types of solutions they propose (if any). Topic coverage includes property rights and externalities, cost-benefit analysis, regulatory policy instruments, the interplay between policy and innovation, and basic models of political economy.

290 ECONOMICS OF MEDICAL CARE Active
  Long Title: The Economics of Medical Care  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ECON 290 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100 or ECON 120
Description: An analysis of how the economic organization of medical care affects the health and well-being of the population. Topics include who is treated, how much the treatment costs, and who pays the bill. Particular emphasis given to the roles of insurance and various national health policies and reform proposals.

291 HEALTH POLICY: U.S. & U.K. Active
  Long Title: Health Policy: A Comparison of U.S. and U.K. Approaches  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ECON 291 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: LU London Centre
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Only open to students attending the London Centre.
Description: This course compares U.K. and U.S. health systems, markets, and public health policies. In particular, the course will analyze trade-offs made in each country among access to care, the cost of care and the quality of care as well as how resources are generated and allocated for each system.

295 TOPICS IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Topics in Economics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100 or ECON 120
Description: Each offering will build on modeling and reasoning techniques developed in the introductory-level courses (ECON 100 or 120). Topics depend on the instructor and will vary year-to-year. Topics include, but are not limited to, economics of the arts, financial economics, economics of sports, and economic history. May be repeated for credit if the topic is different.

Topic for Spring 2015: Finance
Finance is an extension of the financial accounting course (ECON 170), and surveys a breadth of financial topics: financial management and value creation, assessing liquidity and operational efficiency, measuring cash flows, estimating cost of capital, designing a capital structure, valuing and acquiring a business, and operating internationally. Prerequisite for this class includes completion of ECON 170.


300 MICROECONOMIC THEORY Active
  Long Title: Microeconomic Theory  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 03 - Standard Plus Additional Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and ECON 100 and MATH 140 or MATH 130
Description: A study of the microeconomic foundations of economics. The course focuses on equilibrium models for consumers and firms in competitive markets, as well as deviations from perfect competition.

320 MACROECONOMIC THEORY Active
  Long Title: Macroeconomic Theory  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 03 - Standard Plus Additional Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and ECON 100 or 120, MATH 130 or 140. ECON 300 is recommended
Description: An exploration of contemporary theories of employment, income, inflation, and stabilization as regards the United States and other industrialized countries. Emphasis on the application of models to foster understanding of macroeconomic policy.

330 HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT Active
  Long Title: History of Economic Thought  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100 or ECON 120
Description: The course examines the origins and development of ideas pertaining to production and distribution of goods and services in ancient to modern civilizations. Special attention will be devoted to ideas (and their authors as well as their critics) that led to the emergence of market-oriented societies.

380 ECONOMETRICS Active
  Long Title: Econometrics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 03 - Standard Plus Additional Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and MATH 207, and either ECON 300 or ECON 320
Description: Statistical techniques and statistical problems applicable to economics, focusing on ordinary least-squares regression, classical inference, and detections of and adjustments for violations of the Classical Assumptions.

390 TUTORIAL IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Intermediate readings, discussions, and essays in economic problems of special interest to the student.

391 DIRECTED STUDY IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

395 INTERNSHIP IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Internship in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A010 - Internship
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300, 320, or 380; Counter Registration Required
Description: Applied work with a private firm or public-sector agency in economics, arranged under the direction of an instructor in the department. In each case, the academic credit is based on related readings, reports, and presentations.

399 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Intermediate research on a topic of the student’s choice, organized in consultation with an instructor.

400 INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION Active
  Long Title: Industrial Organization  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300, ECON 380 recommended
Description: Industrial organization is the study of how markets are structured and why it matters. The course begins with the standard applied microeconomic treatment of economic regulation (e.g., antitrust, natural monopoly, advertising restrictions) and then explores disequilibrating phenomena, including entrepreneurship and innovation.

405 INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP Active
  Long Title: The Economics of Innovation & Entrepreneurship  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300
Description: This course examines economic theories of innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E), the role of I&E in the economy, and policy questions related to I&E. Theories are discussed in the context of the history and current prevalence of innovation and entrepreneurship in modern economies.

410 ADV GAME THEORY & APPLICATIONS Active
  Long Title: Advanced Game Theory and Applications  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 30 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300 and either ECON 225 or consent of instructor
Description: This course develops game theory, the science of strategic interaction, i.e., interdependent individuals seeking to promote their self interest, with applications in economics, biology, and philosophy. The mathematical nature of game theoretic models will be reflected in a focus on problem solving.

415 INDIVIDUALITY & COMMUNITY Active
  Long Title: Individuality & Community  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: GOVT 405 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 18 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S019 - Government Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Junior standing or consent of instructor
Description: This course studies how political theorists responded to the emergence of open societies in the West. It focuses on the scope of personal autonomy, the consequences of commerce and luxury, the best political and economic arrangements, and other topics explored by writers from the Renaissance to the Twentieth Century.

420 MONEY AND MONETARY POLICY Active
  Long Title: Money and Monetary Policy  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 320
Description: An examination of the role of money in market economies and its influence on the performance of such economies. This course emphasizes the role of central banks, financial institutions, and global capital flows.

421 INVESTMENTS Active
  Long Title: Investments  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300 or ECON 320 or ECON 380
Description: This is an applied course in financial economics. It aims to develop an understanding of the principles of modern finance theory and their application to the study of financial markets, regulations, investment instruments, asset valuation, portfolio management and efficient diversification.

425 ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES Active
  Long Title: Entrepreneurship and Finance  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: I-E 300 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: I-E 110 and one of: I-E 100, I-E 280, or I-E 248
Description: This course applies microeconomic thinking to the development of entrepreneurial enterprises. Students will work in teams to develop plans for a new enterprise. The course relies heavily on the expertise of invited speakers (including alumni) and the analysis of case studies. Each invited expert will give a guest lecture, lead discussion of a case study, and mentor students in their projects.

430 CAPITAL AND GROWTH Active
  Long Title: Capital and Growth  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300 and 320
Description: An examination of the determinants of long-term economic growth and productivity. Particular attention given to the role of capital, international competitiveness, savings, tangible investment, and the role of public policy in all such areas.

444 POLITICAL ECONOMY - REGULATION Active
  Long Title: Political Economy of Regulation  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ECON 444 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G035 - Social Science Div GER (01cmp)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 380 or MATH 207 or GOVT 271
Description: This course focuses on the tension between politics and expertise that characterize the administrative regulatory state often called "the fourth branch of government." Several competing models of political economy shape an exploration of the continuing evolution of the U.S. regulatory system, the process by which regulations are proposed, written, implemented, and enforced, and the tools used to evaluate the costs and benefits of regulations.

450 ECONOMICS OF THE FIRM Active
  Long Title: Economics of the Firm  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300 or GOVT 271
Description: Even in a “market” economy, the preponderance of economic activity is carried out through firms and other organizations. The course examines economic theories of the firm, and explores some of the canonical questions, such as why are there firms, how the separation of ownership and control of a firm shapes decision making, what determines the boundary between organizations and markets (e.g., make-or-buy decisions), what types of firms are most innovative, and how new technologies affect organizational structure.

460 INTERNATIONAL TRADE Active
  Long Title: International Trade  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G042 - Diversity-Global GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300
Description: An inquiry into the historical and theoretical foundations of international trade, leading to a critical analysis of contemporary problems and policies.

465 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE Active
  Long Title: International Finance  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G042 - Diversity-Global GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 320
Description: The course focuses on macroeconomic issues and policies in open economies such as the United States. The course will provide a general body of knowledge on topics such as exchange rate policy regimes; international financial organizations; the interaction between macroeconomic policies and exchange rate regimes; and financial crises. It presents economic models and analytical tools that can be applied to understand the changing world economy and analyze problems in international economic policy.

495 ADVANCED TOPICS IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Advanced Topics in Economics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300
Description: Topics will vary with instructor and year; thus, if the substance of the course changes, students may take Advanced Topics more than once. Each offering will employ analytical techniques developed in the intermediate-level courses (Economics 300, 320, and 380.) Substantive topics might include, but would not be limited to, economics of the arts, economics of sports, computational finance, international finance, public sector economics, economics of the environment, and studies of specific industries.

500 ADVANCED MICROECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Advanced Microeconomics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300; MATH 300 or 310 recommended
Description: Advanced topics in microeconomics that prepare students for a first graduate course in microeconomics.

520 ADVANCED MACROECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Advanced Macroeconomics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300, 320, and 380
Description: Advanced topics in macroeconomics that prepare students for a first graduate course in macroeconomics.

590 TUTORIAL IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Advanced readings, discussions, and essays in economic problems of special interest to the student.

591 DIRECTED STUDY IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

595 INTERNSHIP IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Internship in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A010 - Internship
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300, 320, or 380; Counter Regsitration Required
Description: Applied work with a private firm or public-sector agency in economics, arranged under the direction of an instructor in the department. In each case, the academic credit is based on related readings, reports, and presentations.

599 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Advanced research on a topic of the student’s choice, organized in consultation with an instructor. Students considering an honors project should register for this course.

601 SENIOR EXPERIENCE: READING OPT Active
  Long Title: Senior Experience: Reading Option  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Senior standing; at least two advanced economics courses (400- or 500-level)
Description: Students focus on a monograph &/or readings appropriate for advanced undergraduates, engage in active discussion, and produce a paper that expands upon or responds to the readings. Successful completion satisfies the department’s Senior Experience requirement.

602 SENIOR EXPERIENCE: PAPER Active
  Long Title: Senior Experience: Research Paper Option  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Senior standing; at least two advanced economics courses (400- 500-level)
Description: Students will produce a well-researched paper that meets standards of profession. To register, students must submit to instructor a paper prepared in a 400-level economics course with a one-page proposal on how it will be extended, refined and polished in content and form. Instructor’s approval of this proposal is prerequisite for registration.

690 TUTORIAL IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Advanced readings, discussions, and essays in economic problems of special interest to the student.

691 DIRECTED STUDY IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

695 INTERNSHIP IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Internship in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A010 - Internship
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: ECON 300, 320, or 380; Counter Registration Required
Description: Applied work with a private firm or public-sector agency in economics, arranged under the direction of an instructor in the department. In each case, the academic credit is based on related readings, reports, and presentations.

699 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ECONOMICS Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Economics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Advanced research on a topic of the student’s choice, organized in consultation with an instructor. Students considering an honors project should register for this course.