Urban Economics (ECO-207)
An introduction to the basic principles of urban and regional economics with applications to current metropolitan problems. Emphasis is on the determination of a viable economic base that allows maximum employment, the provision of adequate public services, the impact of federal and state policies on urban transportation and income distribution, fiscal conditions, and the supply of housing. Prerequisites: ENG 089, ENG 099, MAT 022. Corequisite: ECO 201 or ECO 202, or permission of instructor or Department Chair. 3 lecture hours per week. 3 credit hours.