ECON 101 - Principles of Economics I
Section: 200
Term: FA 2017
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:

This is an introductory economics course. In this course you will learn how the choices you make drive our economy as well as our daily lives. Topics will include:

  • Why choice is necessary;
  • How consumers and firms make choices;
  • How and why the government affects these choices;
  • Why individuals interact;
  • How an individual market works; Where the market may go awry.
Examples of specific topics are trade, pollution, taxes, competition and monopolies.

My hope is that by the end of this term, you will be able to see how economics is involved in everything around you.

Course Requirements:

Grades are based on three in-class examinations, one final examination, and regular writing assignments.

Intended Audience:

Everyone! Specifically, ECON 101 and 102 are required as prerequisites to an Economics major and to upper-level courses in Economics. ECON 101 is the first in the sequence (ECON 102 being the second).

There are no prerequisites for this course. That said, algebra and basic geometry skills will be utilized on a regular basis, and will not be taught, in this course.

Class Format:

The course format consists of three hours of lecture per week by the professor and a one and a half hour section meeting led each week by a graduate student instructor. The section meetings are limited to 35 students.

ECON 101 - Principles of Economics I
Schedule Listing
100 (LEC)
 
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Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in LEC 100 when they elect DIS 101-111. There will be three midterms for this course: Tuesday October 10, 8:00 - 9:40 PM; Tuesday November 7, 8:00 - 9:40 PM; and Wednesday December 6, 8:00 - 9:40 PM. All exams must be taken on the assigned dates and times. If you cannot take these exams as scheduled, please register for an open section in another lecture of Econ 101. No exceptions will be made to these exam dates and times. No overrides will be issued for this class.
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Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in LEC 200 when they elect DIS 201-211; No overrides will be issued for this class.
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Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in LEC 300 when they elect DIS 301-311; There will be three midterms for this course: Tuesday October 10, 8:00 - 9:40 PM; Tuesday November 7, 8:00 - 9:40 PM; and Wednesday December 6, 8:00 - 9:40 PM. All exams must be taken on the assigned dates and times. If you cannot take these exams as scheduled, please register for an open section in another lecture of Econ 101. No exceptions will be made to these exam dates and times. No overrides will be issued for this class.
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Note: Midterm exams dates:
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Note: Section 500 is for Comprehensive Studies students only. Students should contact CSP to receive an override for this section.
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ISBN: 1464143870
Microeconomics by Paul Krugman and Robin Wells, Fourth edition, Worth Publishers
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