Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5151. Introduction to Economic Markets

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to MBA students, others with permission. Not open to students who have passed or are currently enrolled in BADM 5170. (RG5635)

Grading Basis: Graded

Provides a foundation in the economics of markets, with particular application to financial markets and the role of information. Specific topics include the following: (1) the basic principles of supply, demand, profit maximization, price determination, international trade, and exchange rates; (2) the basic structure of modern, global financial markets, as an application of the basic economic principles; (3) the use of information and information technology in financial markets, including use of the internet, Bloomberg, Dow Jones and other computerized sources of information; and (4) a review of the "efficient market hypothesis."

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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2019 12465 Stamford In Person Smith, Edward M20 Reg Tu 7:00pm‑10:00pm
26/40 DWTN 133 Graded
Fall 2019 11701 Hartford In Person Sinha, Raju R10 Reg We 6:00pm‑9:00pm
58/60 GBLC 306 Graded
Spring 2020 14829 Stamford In Person Corrigan, Thomas M20 Reg Mo 7:00pm‑10:00pm
0/40 Graded
Spring 2020 14166 Hartford In Person Sinha, Raju R10 Reg We 6:00pm‑9:00pm
0/60 Graded Please refer to the MBA schedule at for exact meeting dates and times.