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COURSE SYLLABUSFall2019City College of Chicago Mission Statement:Richard J. Daley College provides high-quality education which leads to academic success, careerdevelopment, and personal enrichment that fulfill diverse community needs.Course (Discipline):ECONNumber:202Section:DIAI#:S3902Course Title:Principles of Economics 2Length of Course (Weeks):16Credit Hours:3Lab Hours:NContact Hours:3Meeting Day(s):T, TH 9:50-11:10 amBuilding:Daley CollegeClassroom #:3301PLEASE COME TO OFFICE HOURS! This is not a visit to the principal’s office or a confessional hour. Theseare the times I have specifically set aside for you to talk about the lectures, readings, homework, and/orany class-related concerns. You don’t need to make an appointment to attend office hours. If you havea conflict with all of my office hours, please let me know as soon as possible and I will do my best toaccommodate you.Course Description:The Department’s Course Catalogue states that this course covers micro or price analysis; includes themarkets, production function, income distribution, and international trade. Writing assignments, asappropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.Congruent with the above description, this course will provide students with a formal framework forstudying resource allocation by introducing principles of microeconomics such as consumer utility,income and substitution effects, diminishing marginal returns, elasticity, profit maximization, andproduction costs such as marginal cost. Upon completing this course, students will have a betterunderstanding of individuals’ consumption decisions, firms’ production decisions and how thesedecisions impact market allocation of resources and social welfare. Upon completing the course,Instructor:Shalise S. AyromlooE-mail:[email protected]Office #:3110Office hours:Tuesdays: 11:15 am -12:15 pmThursdays: 11:15 am -12:15 pm
Course Syllabus -2students will have the necessary analytical tools to discuss how and why markets fail to achieve efficiencyin the presence of externalities, public goods, and market power as well as the potential role ofgovernment.Course Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, orthe consent of Department Chairperson.Course is Expected to Serve:Anyone who has ever made a decision and/or expects to make a decision, has a curious mind, and isinterested in becoming a well-rounded thinker. Anyone with little or no previous training in economics.Course Objectives:1.Introduce the fundamentals of microeconomics.2.Integrate the concepts presented with the student’s current state of knowledge.3.Develop skills to persist as a student like writing, critical thinking, and research.4.Developprofessionalskillslikepunctualattendance,effectivecommunication,andunderstanding instructions.

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