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EC201 Prin Econ: Microeconomics

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Introduces the principles of microeconomics. Enhances the ability to recognize and analyze economic problems in the United States. Covers the American microeconomic system, which includes a familiarization with the basis of the price system and resource allocation; the operation of the firm; market concentration; regulation and antitrust policies. Recommended: MTH 95. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 42145

From the Instructor:
EC 201 is an introductory level Microeconomics course. We will study the basics of economics including how markets work to determine prices, output levels, and business profits. Additional topics include how production sometimes results in environmental problems and policy options to correct or reduce these, labor markets and theories of wage determination, analysis of income distribution.
Course Specific Requirements:
Textbook Microeconomics, 11th Edition by Roger Arnold with an access code to Aplia, the online homework tool, and a student subscription to the Wall Street Journal. You can purchase a custom version of the textbook with an Aplia access code in the PCC Sylvania bookstore. The custom version is loose-leaf to lower costs. An alternative to the PCC bookstore is to purchase a used copy of the textbook at amazon or half.com. If your used book does not come with an access code you can purchase the code separately. Some students choose to only purchase the Aplia code which comes with an e-book. Detailed instructions about required materials will be provided the first week of class. Assessments: Graded assignments will include weekly homework and quizzes, midterm and final exams, and discussion board or short written assignments. All coursework will be completed online.
Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
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  CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
WEB » 42145 - 22-Sep-2014 thru 13-Dec-2014
Instructor: Rhonda L Collier
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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