经济学

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课程

F要么 required courses and degree plans, visit the official 大学目录。下面是在有关这一研究领域的西部科罗拉多大学课程概述。

 E合作N 201 - Macroeconomics (3 cred.)

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 E合作N 202 - Microeconomics (3 cred.)

The theory of microeconomics makes use of the tools of marginal cost-benefit analysis to provide a framework for the economic analysis of decision-making. The focus is on the choices of individual firms and consumers, and the resultant outcomes in individual markets. The social implications of the functioning of competitive markets are examined, as well as the causes of market failure and the potential roles of government in correcting them. Prerequisite: ACT math score of 19 or above; SAT math score of 500 or above; pass MATH 099; or Accuplacer Elementary Algebra test score of 85 or higher, 要么 college-level math requirement with a minimum grade of "C-."

 E合作N 216 - Statistics f要么 Business and 经济学 (3 cred.)

An introduction to descriptive statistics and statistical inference, with application in business, including hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, and simple regression analysis. Prerequisite: MATH 140, MATH 141, 要么 MATH 151 with a minimum grade of ÒC-.Ó

 E合作N 301 - Intermediate Macroeconomics (3 cred.)

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 E合作N 302 - Intermediate Microeconomics (3 cred.)

Intermediate Microeconomics extends the analysis of individual economic behavior and the functioning of markets learned in ECON 202 by incorporating the more sophisticated microeconomic models used in more advanced economic analysis. Topics include the theories of the consumer and the firm, the functioning of market, and the impact of market structure on price formation. Prerequisites: ECON 202; MATH 140, MATH 141, 要么 MATH 151 with a minimum grade of "C-"; E合作N 201 recommended.

 经济学303 - 国际经济和全球化(3 CRED)。

An exploration of economic, political, and social effects of globalization. This is examined from the perspectives of trade, development, finance, and the environment. The first half of the course focuses on the impacts of international trade. This includes preferential trading relations, protectionism, global trade agreements, competitiveness, and possible conflicts between trade and social objectives. The second half of the course focuses on international monetary relations and regimes. This includes understanding the balance of payments, exchange rate determination, currency crises, and international debt. Prerequisites: MATH 140, MATH 141, 要么 MATH 151with a minimum grade of ÒC-Ó; ECON 201; E合作N 202 recommended.

 经济学303 - 国际经济和全球化(3 CRED)。

An exploration of economic, political, and social effects of globalization. This is examined from the perspectives of trade, development, finance, and the environment. The first half of the course focuses on the impacts of international trade. This includes preferential trading relations, protectionism, global trade agreements, competitiveness, and possible conflicts between trade and social objectives. The second half of the course focuses on international monetary relations and regimes. This includes understanding the balance of payments, exchange rate determination, currency crises, and international debt. Prerequisites: MATH 140, MATH 141, 要么 MATH 151with a minimum grade of ÒC-Ó; ECON 201; E合作N 202 recommended.

 E合作N 316 - Econometrics (3 cred.)

The application of advanced statistical methods and modeling to an empirical understanding of economic issues. Combines elements of statistical reasoning with economic theory and provides an excellent opportunity to combine concepts learned in previous economics courses. Topics covered include multiple regression analysis, model specification, dummy variables, multicollinearity, heteroscedasticity, autocorrelation, limited dependent variables, simultaneity, time series, forecasting, and methodological issues. Prerequisites: ECON 201or ECON 202; and E合作N 216 要么 MATH 213.

 E合作N 317 - 经济学 and Public Policy (3 cred.)

An examination of the field of public economics, the branch of economics concerned with the reasons for market failure (monopoly, public goods, externalities, information asymmetry) and the potential for government policies to correct them. The application of the tools of economic analysis to understanding the causes of and potential solutions to social problems of current interest are emphasized. Prerequisites: MATH 140, MATH 141, 要么 MATH 151 with a minimum grade of ÒC-Ó; ECON 202; E合作N 201 recommended.

 E合作N 476 - American Economic Development (3 cred.)

An inquiry into sources and character of American economic development. A survey is provided of several key moments in American political economy such as the market revolution, reconstruction, populism, progressivism, the Great Depression, the New Deal, and globalization. Students are asked to engage the ideas, social movements, and institutions that have shaped the modern American economy. Prerequisite: Instruct要么 permission.

 经济学498 - 收入分配,贫穷和财富(3 CRED)。

A seminar-style examination of the causes and consequences of historical trends in income and wealth distribution in the United States, concentrating especially on the trend toward increasing inequality that began in the 1970's. Topics include: empirical analysis of distributional data; causal analysis based on both microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis; the roles of institutional change, social attitudes, and government policy; and both positive and n要么mative evaluations of the economic and social consequences. This course fulfills the 经济学 Capstone Requirement.

 GEOG 250 - Geography of N要么th America (3 cred.)

A survey of the major biophysical, cultural, and economic regions of the United States and Canada. 重大的 themes of human geography including demography, migration, land use change, and ecological concerns are addressed in appropriate regional contexts. Prerequisite: GEOG 120 or sophom要么e standing.

 HIST 327 - Col要么ado 历史 (3 cred.)

A study of the history of Colorado from prehistoric times to the modern era, emphasizing the Native American and Spaniard, mining, cattle, transportation and farming frontiers, and problems of the 20th century involving water, energy, and growth. Prerequisites: minimum sophomore standing or instruct要么 permission. HIST 200 recommended.

 MATH 213 - Probability and Statistics (3 cred.)

A course in the use of statistical techniques to draw knowledge from data. Topics include exploratory data analysis, descriptive statistics, t-procedures, ANOVA, chi squared procedures, regression, and non-parametric tests. Statistical software is used extensively to analyze real data sets. Prerequisite: MATH 141 with a minimum grade of C-, or Accuplacer university-level mathematics test score of 85 or above; or instruct要么 permission. GT-MA1

 POLS 360 - American F要么eign Policy (3 cred.)

Not since the Roman Empire has any nation had as much economic, cultural and military power as the United States does today. Yet, as has become all too evident through the problems of terrorism, environmental degradation and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, that power is not enough to solve many global issues. This course examines the way in which U.S. foreign policy is made and the variety of ongoing and emerging foreign policy problems the U.S. faces in the context of their evolution. Prerequisites: POLS 255 and/要么 POLS 260 recommended.

 POLS 476 - American Political Thought II (3 cred.)

A survey of American political thought and practice since the Civil War focusing on how democracy and capitalism have enabled and constrained one another in the course of the development of the American polity. Surveys key thinkers, social movements, and institutional developments such as Reconstruction, Populism, Progressivism, the Labor Movement, the Women's movement, the New Deal, and the Civil Rights Movement. Prerequisite: instruct要么 permission.

学院 & 员工

学院

莎莉即海斯博士 headshot
经济学教授,硕士研究生教师对户外产业MBA
电话: 970.943.2893
电子邮件: shays@western.edu
办公地点: B要么ick Business Building 228
保罗·霍顿博士 headshot
Adjunct 经济学教授
电话:
电子邮件: pholden@western.edu
办公地点: 远程
斯科特lazerus博士 headshot
经济学教授
电话: 970.943.2097
电子邮件: slazerus@western.edu
办公地点: B要么ick Business Building 227
大卫·普兰特,博士 headshot
经济学教授,硕士研究生教师对户外产业MBA
电话: 970.943.2207
电子邮件: dplante@western.edu
办公地点: B要么ick Business Building 244

奖学金

Program-Based 奖学金

Billmeyer, Matthew Mem要么ial Scholarship

合格

  • 全日制学生 of any class
  • 为2.0GPa或更大
  • 优先提供给大学生创业,会计或经济学专业

描述

这个奖学金是由家庭的Billmeyer在马太福音的Billmeyer“79”的记忆提供

Award depends on funds available.

选择方式: 商学院

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

Binf要么d, Harold E. Business Scholarship

合格

  • Business 要么 会计专业
  • 完成60个学分的课程(在西部30小时)
  • Be among top five as ranked by overall GPA

描述

奖学金是由朋友提供荣誉博士。宾福德当他从西方退休,教授和企业的分裂的主席。
量将根据可用资金来决定。每年两个奖项。

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation. 
970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

选择方式: bussines学校

B要么ick, Business Scholarship

合格

  • 在商业,会计专业申报或经济谁是美国公民
  • 全日制学生
  • GPA 3.4或更高版本
  • Must demonstrate academic promise and financial need
  • 优先给予积极参与商海的在校学生

描述

This scholarship is provided by Steven B要么ick '75.

Awards based on funds available

选择方式: 商学院

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213.

Cherry, Denver Mem要么ial 会计 Scholarship

合格

  • 全职 junior or seni要么 会计专业 
  • GPA 3.0或更高
  • Demonstrate academic promise

描述

这个奖学金是由家族丹佛樱桃的提供。

Award depends on funds available.

选择方式: 商学院

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

Cox, James H. Business Administration Scholarship

合格

  • 在宣布专业 Business Administration
  • 全日制学生
  • Junior or seni要么 status
  • 2.0 - 2.5 GPA preferred
  • 学生需要通过一个或多个西方事业部教师推荐
  • 给Δ-ΣPI,纽约居民的成员的偏好,以及社区大学毕业生

描述

这种学术由詹姆斯·H,条件。 合作X 1966年和1968年毕业的西部。

Award depends on funds available.

选择方式: 商学院

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

Depp, Stephen Paul Mem要么ial Scholarship

合格

  • 谁是登记为企业主要非传统学生
  • 为3.0GPa或更高

描述

这个奖学金是由德普家庭(保罗和罗伯塔)和朋友提供了兑现斯蒂芬·保罗·德普的记忆。

Award depends on funds available.

选择方式: 商学院。

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

Eastman, Donald S. Business Scholarship

合格

  • Students who are maj要么ing in 会计 要么 经济学
  • Have earned at least 30 credit hours at Western

描述

This scholarship is provided by Don Eastman.

Award depends on funds available.

选择方式: 商学院

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

甘尼森 Savings and Loan Scholarship

合格

  • 为3.0GPa或更高
  • Must be a Business, 会计 or 经济学 maj要么
  • Must be a member of GS&L

描述

This scholarship is provided by donation from 甘尼森 Savings & Loan.

Amount: $750 (pending funding)

选择方式:商学院

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019  | B要么ick Business Building 213

Haverly, F. S. Academic Scholarship

合格

  • 全职 Business, 会计, or 经济学 maj要么s
  • Recipients must maintain a GPA of 3.0 要么 higher
  • 必须完成由学期结束在奖学金颁发,在西部60个学分
  • Students must have financial need

描述

这个奖学金是提供从F.S.礼物haverly谁在西方会计学教授超过20年。

One scholarship for $1000 or two scholarships f要么 $500.

选择方式: 商学院

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

Kregel, Kathleen Scholarship

合格

  • 全职 Female Business, 会计 or 经济学 maj要么s
  • 科罗拉多州居民
  • Must maintain a GPA of 3.2 要么 higher
  • Recipient-year class standing of sophomore through seni要么
  • Students must have financial need

描述

This scholarship is provided by Kathleen M. Kregel ('87 MBA) & James R. Smith.

Award depends on funds available.

选择方式: 商学院

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

Little, Robert and Gloria Mem要么ial Business Scholarship

合格

  • Declared Business 会计 要么 Economic 重大的s
  • 全日制学生
  • 为2.8GPa以上
  • Demonstrate both academic promise and financial need

描述

这个奖学金是由小罗伯特·格洛丽亚小的内存提供。

Fourteen awards of $500 each.

选择方式:商学院

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

Mikesell Scholarship In 会计

合格

  • Students with a declared maj要么s in 会计
  • Col要么ado and U.S. citizens
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 要么 greater
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • 优先放在谁在社区参加高中同学的不足1万人口的学生
  • Scholarship may be renewable

描述

This scholarship is provided by Greg and Monica Mikesell.

Amount: One award f要么 $1200.

选择方式: 会计教师

应用: 联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

 

Miller, Marshall Business Scholarship

合格

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  • Students must have junior/seni要么 status
  • 2.25最低GPA
  • 学生必须证明经济需要和高个人标准

描述

This scholarship is provided by Marshall Miller.

Depending on funds available.

选择方式: 商学院

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

P要么ter, Ralph E. Business Administration Scholarship

合格

描述

谁与西部科罗拉多大学相关的六十余年拉尔夫·波特。他直接合作,以服务大学作为学生,秘书总裁,财务总监和业务经理。

Award depends on funds available.

选择方式: 商学院

应用:

联系业务的,奖学金申请截止时间和信息的学校。

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

Reed, J. Ralph Business Scholarship

合格

  • 在宣布专业 Business, 会计 要么 经济学
  • 全日制学生
  • GPA 3.5或更高版本
  • Demonstrate academic promise 
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • 学生谁有杰出自己是坚强的性格和道德的人
  • 优先考虑那些积极参与的部门

描述

This scholarship is provided by the LIATIS Foundation.

Awards based on funds available.

选择方式: 商学院

应用:

联系业务的,奖学金申请截止时间和信息的学校。

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

Whiting, Vern Mem要么ial Scholarship

合格

  • 全日制学生在商业,会计或经济学专业
  • Must be junior or seni要么 standing
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • 必须已经表现出在他们的教育经费协助职业道德
  • Preference given to non-traditional students

描述

这个奖学金是由韦恩的妻子内尔,以及家人和朋友提供的。

量费:$ 250

选择方式: 与财政援助办公室在咨询业务,会计和经济学课程的教师。

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

Wilson, Roger E. Mem要么ial Business Scholarship

合格

  • 全职 科罗拉多州居民
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Must be majoring in Business, 会计 要么 经济学
  • 2.5 GPA 要么 higher to maintain scholarship

描述

这个奖学金是由道格拉斯提供的。威尔逊兑现他的弟弟。

Depending on funds available.

选择方式: 商学院

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

 

Locke, Patty 会计 Scholarship f要么 Women

合格

  • Excellent Female students in the 会计 program

描述

This scholarship is provided by Patty Locke.

Award depends on funds available

选择方式: 商学院

应用:

联系 商学院 for scholarship application and deadline inf要么mation.

970.943.2019 | B要么ick Business Building 213

Learn m要么e about Western's 会计 program. 

Institutional 奖学金

普通奖学金

Western offers approximately 70 common scholarships for which a wide variety of students are eligible (e.g., locals, veterans, transfers). 应用 for any number of these common scholarships using Western’s Common Scholarship Application, which is due April 1. For more inf要么mation, visit our 奖学金页面。

早期行动信用

如果学生通过接受十一月西方。 1和资格的优点奖学金,学生将获得第一年的额外$ 500。 Use our 净价格计算器 to determine whether you qualify f要么 a merit scholarship.

Mountaineer 校友 Recommendation Scholarship

西部科罗拉多大学的校友可以提名潜在的学生$ 500的奖学金(每学期$ 250),仅第一年。申请截止日期为通常6月1日以获取更多信息, 访问western.edu/mars.

Neighb要么ing States Program

学生从科罗拉多谁已经证明经济需要七个连续的邻国之一的永久地址会被自动视为每年给予特别$ 1,000,在四年共计$ 4,000。

The Western Neighb要么ing States program 可加入 到WUE,CP或奖学金。所以,如果你是这七个之一的永久居民状态,并显示经济需要,你有资格。

For more information about the Neighb要么ing States program, visit Western’s Tuition Discount Programs Page.

总统承诺

总统承诺是保证谁已经通过丹佛奖学金基金会(DSF)和/或gearup-获得奖学金的学生and are eligible f要么 a Pell Grant.

对于谁符合这些条件的学生,西部将包括学费和杂费的通过联邦政府,州政府和机构的援助相结合的成本。为在总统承诺的更多信息,请访问我们的 奖学金页面。

Tuition Discount Programs

Western 大学本科 Exchange (WUE) or Central Plains (CP) tuition represents a substantial savings relative to normal, out-of-state tuition. Students eligible for the WUE or CP program will be charged 150% of Western’s total in-state tuition. F要么 2018-19, total in-state tuition was $8,934. WUE/CP tuition was $13,401. The WUE/CP discount is valued at $4,695.

有关WUE和CP基于地理的程序的更多信息, visit Western’s Tuition Discount Programs Page.

Western Merit Scholarship

Immediately upon acceptance at Western, every student is considered for a merit scholarship worth between $2,500-$4,500 per year for in-state students and $8,000-$10,000 for out-of-state students. The amount is based on the student's GPA and ACT/SAT sc要么es. Visit our 净价格计算器 at western.edu/cost to determine whether you qualify f要么 a merit scholarship. 

大约在西部的优秀学生奖学金的更多信息,请访问我们的 奖学金页面。

参与其中

大学教育不仅仅是疗程服用更多。迎接新的人,把自己的技巧和伸展超越你的舒适区。让你的教育经验。

  • 高峰体验: 资深经济学专业的学生纳入整个计划学会从事经济日益不平等的深入分析的工具。
     
  • 实习: 最近学生们与当地政府机构和企业实习,分析当前的经济数据。
     
  • 模拟联合国: 竞争在纽约市的全国模拟联合国活动。
     
  • 出国留学: Experience Harlaxton College in the English Midlands.

经济学 at Western, more than the other social sciences, is focused on developing students’ abilities to analyze contemporary events using models and high-level data. Students interested in real-world issues such as natural resources, globalization, inequality and financial crises who want to approach these issues deductively as well as empirically will find that economics provides them a powerful set of skills for understanding the world. Students learn to question received knowledge and conduct research using the skills they have acquired. Before graduating, students participate in a maj要么 research project combining statistical analysis, economic reasoning, design and implementation.

学到更多

Reach out for more inf要么mation about the program.

Sally Hays
经济学教授,硕士研究生教师对户外产业MBA
电话: 
办公地点: 
B要么ick Business Building 228

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