2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

ECON 30503 Health Economics

Prerequisites: A C- or better in any 3 or more semester-hour ECON course. Health Economics examines the determinants of health and health related behaviors, disease prevention and health promotion, health disparities and the impacts of health policy in bettering health outcomes. The course also examines the market for health insurance and health care services, focusing on the behaviors of consumers, providers of medical care, and the impact of policy on the price and quantity of health care services.