ECON 101 - Principles of Economics I
Section: 500
Term: WN 2018
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 course introduces microeconomic concepts and analysis, supply and demand analysis, theories of the firm and individual behavior, competition and monopoly, and imperfect competition. Throughout the semester, the course will stress applications of elementary economic theory to real world issues and problems. Topics that we will investigate include the basic supply and demand model, price controls, taxes, trade, pollution, and monopolies.

Course Requirements:

Students will be evaluated based on exams and graded take-home quizzes.

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.

ECON 101 - Principles of Economics I
Schedule Listing
100 (LEC)
 
11255
Open
326
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in Section 100 when they elect Sections 101-111. This class has a scheduled evening midterm (date TBD). If you will be unavailable to take this exam, you should not register for this section of Econ 101.
101 (DIS)
P
11256
Open
34
 
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M 1:00PM - 2:30PM
102 (DIS)
P
11257
Open
34
 
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Tu 2:30PM - 4:00PM
103 (DIS)
P
11258
Open
34
 
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Tu 11:30AM - 1:00PM
104 (DIS)
P
11259
Open
20
20LSA Hnrs
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Tu 8:30AM - 10:00AM
105 (DIS)
P
11260
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34
 
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:30PM
106 (DIS)
P
11261
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34
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:30PM
107 (DIS)
P
11262
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34
 
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M 11:30AM - 1:00PM
108 (DIS)
P
11263
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34
 
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M 2:30PM - 4:00PM
109 (DIS)
P
27880
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34
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:30PM
110 (DIS)
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32359
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34
 
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M 10:00AM - 11:30AM
200 (LEC)
 
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371
 
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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: (Dates TBA). 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 overrides will be issued for this class.
201 (DIS)
P
11265
Open
33
 
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Tu 8:30AM - 10:00AM
202 (DIS)
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11266
Open
34
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 11:30AM
203 (DIS)
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11267
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34
 
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M 1:00PM - 2:30PM
204 (DIS)
P
11268
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34
 
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Tu 11:30AM - 1:00PM
205 (DIS)
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34
 
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:30PM
206 (DIS)
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11270
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34
 
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Tu 2:30PM - 4:00PM
207 (DIS)
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34
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:30PM
208 (DIS)
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33
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:30PM
209 (DIS)
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33
 
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M 2:30PM - 4:00PM
210 (DIS)
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34
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:30PM
211 (DIS)
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11275
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34
 
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M 2:30PM - 4:00PM
300 (LEC)
 
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371
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in section 300 when they elect sections 301-311.
301 (DIS)
P
11277
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34
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
302 (DIS)
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11278
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34
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
303 (DIS)
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11279
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34
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
304 (DIS)
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11280
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34
 
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F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
305 (DIS)
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34
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
306 (DIS)
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34
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:30PM
307 (DIS)
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34
 
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F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
308 (DIS)
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33
 
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Th 11:30AM - 1:00PM
309 (DIS)
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34
 
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
310 (DIS)
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33
 
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F 8:30AM - 10:00AM
311 (DIS)
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33
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
400 (LEC)
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in section 400 when they elect sections 401-411.
401 (DIS)
P
11287
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34
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
402 (DIS)
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0
 
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F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
403 (DIS)
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34
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
407 (DIS)
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34
 
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
408 (DIS)
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34
 
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
409 (DIS)
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34
 
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Th 11:30AM - 1:00PM
410 (DIS)
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34
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
411 (DIS)
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34
 
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F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
500 (LEC)
 
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371
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in section 500 when they elect sections 501-511. There will be three midterms for this course: (Dates TBA). 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 overrides will be issued for this class.
501 (DIS)
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22944
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34
 
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
502 (DIS)
P
22945
Open
34
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
503 (DIS)
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34
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
504 (DIS)
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22947
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34
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
505 (DIS)
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25124
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34
 
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Th 5:30PM - 7:00PM
506 (DIS)
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26056
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33
 
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F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
507 (DIS)
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28404
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34
 
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F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
508 (DIS)
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33
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
509 (DIS)
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34
 
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
510 (DIS)
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33
 
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Th 5:30PM - 7:00PM
511 (DIS)
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34
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
600 (LEC)
 
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40
 
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TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Note: This class is for CSP students only! All CSP students should contact the CSP department to obtain permission to enroll in this class!
601 (DIS)
P
23536
Open
40
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: This class is for CSP students only! All CSP students should contact the CSP department to obtain permission to enroll in this class!
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ISBN: 1464143870
Microeconomics by Paul Krugman and Robin Wells, Fourth edition, Worth Publishers
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