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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ECO 208N
Title Economics of Personal Financial Decisions
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII/Q
Prerequisites ECO200 or ECO201 or ECO202
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1160 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 R 1:40pm - 2:55pm MH-541 Van T H Pham


An examination of the role of the consumer in the United States Economy. Stress is upon the conventional concepts of consumer behavior as well as the contemporary institutional forces which affect the consumer in the market place such as consumer law, governmental regulation and deregulation, the ""consumerism"" movement, and the state of formal consumer education. Emphasis will also be placed upon the economics of credits, insurance, real estate, investing in the financial market, personal buying decisions, and other household buying decisions. Three lecture hours per week. Elective for Economics majors and minors. Division III elective for all other majors. Not open to students who have received credits for ECO208. This course is offered on a periodic basis.