FIG #20: Behavioral Economics

FIG Pre-registration Fall 2017 is now closed. Please contact Rebecca McLean with any questions at (360)650-6607 or Rebecca.McLean@wwu.edu.


Cluster Description:
Explore the study of economic decision making through introductions to psychology, economics and marketing.

Courses

Class
 Instructor 
 Days 
 Time 
 Credits 
 GUR 
Economics 101
Shawn Knabb
MWF
10:00-11:20 am
4
SSC 
Psychology 101
Lena Ericksen
MWF
2:30-3:50 pm
5
SSC 
Seminar 101
Aric Mayer
TR
4:00-4:50 pm
2
 

Total Credits:

11
 

Course Descriptions for Behavioral Economics

  • Economics 101, Markets and Society, (Shawn Knabb) 4cr, SSC, CRN: 41831
    An introduction to the U.S. economy and its role in the world economy. Analysis of current economic controversies at home and abroad. Issues may include overall economic performance, problems of hunger and poverty, and the issues of economic insecurity, inequality, and sustainability. The course will examine the emergence of globalization and regionalism, and their implications for the workers and the environment.
  • Psychology 101, Introduction to Psychology, (Lena Ericksen) 5cr, SSC, CRN: 42066
    Examination of basic psychological processes utilizing results of research investigations: participation in at least two experiments or equivalent activities is expected.
  • Seminar 101, Seminar for First-Year Students, (Aric Mayer) 2cr, CRN: 41050
    An introductory seminar offering an exploration of academic content and essential questions within the liberal arts and sciences tradition. Includes embedded instruction in academic skills and use of campus resources pertinent to exploration of the FIG cluster theme. Concludes in a formal paper or academic presentation.

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