ECON 101 - Principles of Economics I
Section: 500
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:

ECON 101 is designed to help students understand the economic method through the study of the principles of microeconomics. By the end of the academic term, students will understand basic concepts (opportunity cost, comparative advantage, marginal utility and marginal productivity, human and financial capital, externalities, public goods, income distributions, etc.). Students will be able to use the tools of economics to solve basic economic problems (Does it matter how many people use an iPhone? Why do people who drink soda pop care about the price of corn? Why does the price of a taxi in NYC change when the weather is bad? How much will it cost to pay back your student loan?).

Students who continue in economics will have a solid grounding in basic theory and will be prepared for advanced classes. Students who never take another economics class will be able to explain economic dilemmas to relatives, friends, and others they want to impress.

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.

Intended Audience:

High school algebra and geometry.

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. For majors that require you to take either ECON 101 or 102, it is ECON 101 that you should take, since ECON 102 builds on ECON 101.

Class Format:

Two lectures and one discussion weekly.

ECON 101 - Principles of Economics I
Schedule Listing
100 (LEC)
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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.
101 (DIS)
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Th 8:30AM - 10:00AM
102 (DIS)
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200 (LEC)
 
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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.
201 (DIS)
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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.
501 (DIS)
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ISBN: 1464143870
Microeconomics, Author: Paul Krugman and Robin Wells, Publisher: Worth Publishers 4TH
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