ECON 101 - Principles of Economics I
Section: 300
Term: FA 2013
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, QR/2
Advisory Prerequisites:
High school algebra and geometry.
Other Course Info:
ECON 101 and 102 are required as prerequisites to an Economics major and to upper-level courses in Economics. F, W, Sp/Su.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

ECON 101 examines the microeconomics of capitalism — the behavior of households and businesses, the generation of prices and outputs in markets, and applications to public policy. Specific topics in ECON 101 include:

  • supply and demand;
  • the differences between competition and monopoly;
  • environmental problems and policies;
  • labor markets; and
  • international trade.

ECON 101 is the first part of the two-term introduction to economics — the second part (ECON 102, for which ECON 101 is a prerequisite) examines macroeconomics.

Textbook: "Microeconomics" by Paul Krugman & Robin Wells, Third Edition. The book is recommended, not required.

Course Requirements:

Students will be evaluated based on in-class exams, quizzes, and graded problem sets.

Intended Audience:

Prerequisites for ECON 101: high school algebra and geometry and a willingness to use them.

ECON 101 and 102 are required as prerequisites to an Economics major and to upper-level courses in Economics. ECON 102 should not be taken without having taken ECON 101.

Class Format:

The course format consists of 2 lectures and 1 discussion section per week.

ECON 101 - Principles of Economics I
Schedule Listing
100 (LEC)
 
11371
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7
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in Section 100 when they elect Sections 101-111. There will be three midterms for this course: February 11, March 18, and April 21st, 8-10pm.
101 (DIS)
P
11372
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2
 
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M 1:00PM - 2:30PM
102 (DIS)
P
11373
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0
 
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Tu 2:30PM - 4:00PM
103 (DIS)
P
11374
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0
 
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Tu 11:30AM - 1:00PM
104 (DIS)
P
11375
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0
 
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Tu 8:30AM - 10:00AM
106 (DIS)
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11376
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0
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:30PM
108 (DIS)
P
11377
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2
 
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M 2:30PM - 4:00PM
109 (DIS)
P
19537
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1
 
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Tu 8:30AM - 10:00AM
110 (DIS)
P
11378
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0
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:30PM
111 (DIS)
P
11379
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2
 
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M 1:00PM - 2:30PM
112 (DIS)
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24072
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0
 
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113 (DIS)
P
24153
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0
 
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200 (LEC)
 
11380
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12
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in section 200 when they elect sections 201-211. There will be three midterms for this course.
201 (DIS)
P
11381
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2
 
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Tu 8:30AM - 10:00AM
203 (DIS)
P
11382
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2
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:30PM
204 (DIS)
P
11383
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1
 
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Tu 11:30AM - 1:00PM
205 (DIS)
P
11384
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1
 
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:30PM
206 (DIS)
P
11385
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0
 
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Tu 2:30PM - 4:00PM
207 (DIS)
P
19538
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1
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:30PM
208 (DIS)
P
11386
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3
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:30PM
209 (DIS)
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0
 
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M 2:30PM - 4:00PM
211 (DIS)
P
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1
 
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M 2:30PM - 4:00PM
212 (DIS)
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0
 
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213 (DIS)
P
24154
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2
 
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300 (LEC)
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in section 300 when they elect sections 301-311. There are two evening midterms for this class.
301 (DIS)
P
11389
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0
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
302 (DIS)
P
11390
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0
 
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
303 (DIS)
P
20468
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0
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
304 (DIS)
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1
 
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F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
305 (DIS)
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0
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
308 (DIS)
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0
 
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Th 11:30AM - 1:00PM
309 (DIS)
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0
 
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
310 (DIS)
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1
 
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F 8:30AM - 10:00AM
311 (DIS)
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0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
315 (DIS)
P
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1
 
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316 (DIS)
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400 (LEC)
 
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5
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in section 400 when they elect sections 401-411.There will be two midterms for this class.
401 (DIS)
P
30110
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0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
402 (DIS)
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1
 
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F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
403 (DIS)
P
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0
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
404 (DIS)
P
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1
 
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F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
405 (DIS)
P
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2
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
406 (DIS)
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0
 
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500 (LEC)
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: There will be three midterms for this course.
501 (DIS)
P
30537
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0
 
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 1429283424
Microeconomics, Author: Paul Krugman, Robin Wells., Publisher: Worth 3rd ed.
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