LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
1119 Patrick F. Taylor Hall, MTWThF 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Office: 2120 Patrick F. Taylor Hall.
Office phone: 578-3778.
MTWThF 9:10-10:45 AM
TEXTS AND EQUIPMENT
Colander, David C.
(source of course information and much more)
(important general macroeconomic data source)
FRIDAY 17 JUNE 2011
Chapters 1, 2, 4, 5, 7.
FRIDAY 01 JULY 2011
Chapters 8, 9, 10, 11.
THURSDAY 28 JULY 2011 (4:00-6:00 PM)
Chapters 12, 14, 15, 16, 19, 21.
Course grades will be determined on the basis of two in-class exams worth
28 points each and a final exam worth 44 points.
The final exam is mandatory, not optional.
first two exams will consist of 28 multiple-choice questions each and the final will consist of 44
Exams will emphasize analytical and problem solving skills and will
cover the assigned textbook chapters (see above) as well as any additional material presented in
No extra credit work is possible.
The grading scale is as follows.
There are 100 points possible from the four exams; letter grades will be
assigned on the basis of the following scale:
90 or more points
80 to 89 points
70 to 79 points
60 to 69 points
0 to 59 points
The only materials allowed for use on the exams are a number 2 pencil, an eraser, a
highlighter, and a small scantron (Form No. 882-E).
In addition, a
valid LSUID card
is required to sit for
the exams and must be presented upon submission of your exam.
All materials not authorized for use on
the exam must be stored in a closed bag or backpack and that bag or backpack placed under your seat.
Violations of the exam policy will be treated as a violation of the
LSU Code of Student Conduct
pursued as such.
To ensure grading, the following information
be included on your scantron:
student’s name and the test version letter.
MAKE-UP POLICYA missed exam will be given a grade of zero points, unless the course instructor
prior to the exam and the excuse is a valid, fully documented one and one