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ECON 340Economics of Sports (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
The purpose of this class is to familiarize students with basic economic concepts as they pertain to the economics of sports. Students will explore selected aspects of the sports business and be able to evaluate analytical arguments based on economic models as they pertain to sports issues. An emphasis will be placed on such topics as demand, cost, franchising, stadium attendance/finance, and labor markets. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better both courses. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
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