ECO 211 Syllabus W11

ECO 211 Syllabus W11 - ECO 211 Introduction to...

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ECO 211 Introduction to Microeconomics Winter 2011 Instructor: BOBBIE BIBY Office: 420 C DEV 331-7290 E-MAIL: Section 2: TR 8:30am – 9:45am 201 D DEV Section 8: TR 11:30am – 12:45pm 203 D DEV Section 10: TR 1:00pm – 2:15pm 203 D DEV Office Hours: TR 10:00am - 11:15am T 2:30pm - 3:30pm By Appointment Text: PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS w/ Aplia, Fifth Edition by N. Gregory Mankiw Required: Calculator Prerequisite: Math 110 (Algebra); sophomore standing is recommended. Students should be familiar with graphing techniques. Graphs will be used extensively in this course. Students with disabilities: If there is any student in this class who has special needs because of learning, physical, or other disabilities, please contact me and Disability Support Services (DSS) at (616) 331- 2490. Furthermore, if you have a disability and think you will need assistance evacuating this classroom and/or building in an emergency situation, please make me aware so the university can develop a plan to assist you. Withdrawal Policy: A student may drop and add courses during the first week of the semester. A drop or withdrawal during the first week will be without record of grades. Withdrawal between the second and ninth weeks will require students to complete a “Registration and Drop/Add” form. The last day to withdraw with a “W” grade is Friday, March 11 at 5:00 p.m. at the SAC-Student Assistance Center. Academic Dishonesty: The Student Code Section 223.00 (p. 19) with respect to academic dishonesty will be strictly enforced up to and including failure for the course and judicial action for dismissal from the University. General Education: ECO 211 is part of the General Education Program at GVSU in the Social Sciences Foundation category. The General Education Program Booklet states that “courses in this category are concerned with the development of principles that explain individual thought, action, and experience; the interactions between people in the context of small groups, communities, institutions, states, and societies; and the functioning of social systems.” ECO 211 meets the broad General Education Objectives by attending to the following specific content objectives and skill objectives: Content Objectives Way of Knowing: To become familiar with economic methods and to understand the basic concepts and terminology of economics. Contemporary Issues: To become aware of various participants in market economies—households, firms and government—and to develop an understanding of how they interact in market settings. Major Approaches: To explore the role of government in modern market-based economies. Skills Objectives To apply critical thinking to microeconomic issues and economic policy. To effectively communicate microeconomic concepts to others.
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