List of Courses Offered

The Department of Economics at Brigham Young University offers a wide variety of courses including principles, introductory electives, intermediate theory, advanced electives and advanced theory. The following information gives a list of faculty members who teach/have taught the course and a schedule of planned courses. 

Note: Course offerings depend critically on the availability of a qualified instructor. Some courses have not been offered recently, but may be offered in the future depending on personnel changes. 

To verify which courses are available and when, check the University Class Schedules: Current University Class Schedules.

​Course descriptions can be found through the University Academic Catalog​.

Course​​TitleFacultyPrerequisites​When Taught
​110​Economic Principles and Problems​Lefgren, Kearl, Platt, A. Pope, Showalter​​None​Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
​199R​Academic Internship​TBA​Approved application and internship coordinator approval​Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
​213R​Topics of Economic Analysis​TBA​110​Dependant on faculty availability
​213R​Career Prep Seminar​J. Pope​110​​Fall**, Winter**
​257​International Trade and Finance​Kearl​110​Fall
​378​Statistics for Economics​Bradford, McMurray, Sims, Eide​110 & Math 112*​Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
​380​Intermediate Price Theory 1 (Micro)​Cardon, Lefgren, Price, Sims, Waters, Denning​110 & Math 112*​Fall, Winter, Spring  
​381​Intermediate Macroeconomics​Condie, Phillips, vom Lehn, Wikle, Moncayo​110 & Math 112*​Fall, Winter, Spring
​382​Intermediate Price Theory II (Micro)​Cardon, Lefgren, Platt, Pope, Ransom, Stovall​378 & 380​Fall, Winter, Spring
​388​Introduction to Econometrics​Frandsen, Ransom, Wikle​378 & 380​Fall, Winter, Spring
​413R​Topics in Economic Theory: History of Thought Lambson​378 & 380​Dependant on faculty availability
​413R​Topics in Economic Theory: 
Behavioral Economics
​Price​378 & 380​Dependant on faculty availability
​420​Economics of Antitrust Law and Regulation​Kearl​378 & 380 (382 is recommended)​Fall
​421​Law and Economics​Kearl​378 & 380​Winter
​431​Economic Development​Stoddard​381, 388, or 380, 381 & Poli 328​Winter
​432​Economic Growth​Stoddard, Phillips, vom Lehn​381 & 388; or 380, 381, & Poli 328​Fall, Winter
​440​Natural Resources and Environmental Economics​A. Pope, J. Pope​380 & 388 (382 is recommended)​Fall, Winter
​450​Financial Economics​Condie ​382 & 388​Winter
​453​Theory of Money & Baking​TBA​380 & 381​Dependant on faculty availability
​458​International Trade Theory and Applications​Bradford  ​388; or 380 & Poli 328​Dependant on faculty availability
​459​International Monetary Theory​Phillips​381 & 388; or 380, 381, & Poli 328​Fall
​461​Economics of Education​Eide​388 or concurrent enrollment​Fall**, Winter**
​463​Economics of the Labor Market​Sims​388​Winter
​465​Health Economics​Showalter​382 & 388​Dependant on faculty availability​
​468​Urban Economics​Ransom​378 & 380; 388 or concurrent enrollment​Dependant on faculty availability​
​475​Public Economics​Moncayo​378 & 380Depending on Faculty Availability
​476​Industrial Organization​Cardon​378​Fall, Winter
​477​Political Economy​McMurray​378 & 382 (388 is recommended)​Fall, Winter
​478​Game Theory and Economics​Lambson​378 & 380​Fall, Winter
​488​Applied Econometrics​Lefgren, J. Pope​388​Fall, Winter, Spring
​580​Advanced Price Theory (Micro)​Lambson, Condie​378 & 382​Fall​
​581​Advanced Macroeconomics​Phillips  ​381, 382, 388​Fall
​582​Topics in Mathematical Economics​​Lambson, Platt​580​Winter
​588​Econometrics​Frandsen  ​388​Winter​

*  Note, Math 116 and Math 118 do not substitute for Math 112​.
** Dependant on faculty availability.​