ECO

Center for Economic Education

  • ECO 5000 Econ Studies for Teachers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Variable titled course for selected economic issues and topics and techniques for teaching them in the K-12 classroom. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.

  • ECO 5140 What Every Consumer Should Know

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    The course explores consumer economic topics while assiting K-12 teachers with methods to introduce and teach them to students. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.

  • ECO 5170 Economic Application Using the Internet I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Course teaches basic economic concepts/skills to K-12 teachers and how they may be applied to the classroom using resources available on the Internet. This course is an excellent foundation for teachers with little economic knowledge that desiring greater expertise.

  • ECO 5180 Economic Application Using the Internet II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    This course is a continuation of Economic Applications Using the Internet I. Like 5170, this course teaches basic economic concepts/skills to K-12 teachers and how they may be applied to the classroom using resources available on the Internet.

  • ECO 5230 Everything You Need to Know to Stretch Your Buck

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Financial planning and personal finance topics geared toward the family, with emphasis on aspects teachable in the K-12 classroom. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.

  • ECO 5500 Teaching Economics Using Children's Literature

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    This course is designed to help teachers with little economic education learn how to teach economics using children's literature. Topics include scarcity, decision making, marginal cost/benefit, role of incentives, trade, money and entrepreneurship.

  • ECO 5520 Entrepreneurship Basics for Teachers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    K-12 teachers are provided with a basic foundation to teach entrepreneurship; it is designed for teachers with minimal requisite knowledge of economics, business and entrepreneurship. Topics include business plans, investing, picking the right business and others.

  • ECO 5540 Economics and World History

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    This course is designed to link world historical events and economic concepts.

  • ECO 5550 Economics and United States History

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    This course is designed to link United States historical events and economic concepts. Activities are interactive, reflecting the belief that students learn best through active, highly personalized experiences with economics.

  • ECO 5560 International Economics for K-12 Teachers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    This course is designed to provide teachers with little or no international economic education experience a road map to international economics. Available online resources will be explored for their use in providing a basic understanding of international economic concepts.

  • ECO 5580 Economics and Geography

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    This course will focus on two specific geographic perspectives-spatial and ecological-- to help students understand spatial patterns and processes and the interaction of living and nonliving elements in complex webs of relationships within nature and between nature and society.

  • ECO 5690 Insurance Basics for Teachers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    This course is designed for teachers with minimal knowledge of insurance principals and to provide middle and high school teachers with sufficient knowledge to teach basic property and casulty insurance principals. Topics include property damage, home owners insurance, and term life insurance.

  • ECO 5700 Personal Finance Education for Teachers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    This course is designed to help teachers with little economic and financial literacy education discover resources and techniques available to teach children in grades 6-12. Topics include scarcity, decision making, budgeting, banking, credit, investing, and insurance.

  • ECO 5720 Credit

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    New legislation makes financial literacy relevant in today's society and mandats it be taught to school children.