ECON 2000


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LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY Economics 2000 Summer 2011 Instructor: Charles Roussel Section 1: 1119 Patrick F. Taylor Hall, MTWThF 11:00 AM-12:00 PM CONTACT INFORMATION Office: 2120 Patrick F. Taylor Hall. E-mail: [email protected] Office phone: 578-3778. OFFICE HOURS MTWThF 9:10-10:45 AM TEXTS AND EQUIPMENT Colander, David C. Microeconomics (ISBN: 97800772477164). 8th edition. McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2010. (Required) WEB RESOURCES Moodle : (source of course information and much more) Colander : EconoMagic : (important general macroeconomic data source) IMPORTANT DATES FRIDAY 17 JUNE 2011 : First Exam. Chapters 1, 2, 4, 5, 7. FRIDAY 01 JULY 2011 : Second Exam. Chapters 8, 9, 10, 11. THURSDAY 28 JULY 2011 (4:00-6:00 PM) : Final Exam. Chapters 12, 14, 15, 16, 19, 21. GRADING POLICY 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. The first two exams will consist of 28 multiple-choice questions each and the final will consist of 44 multiple-choice questions. 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 class. 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 = A 80 to 89 points = B 70 to 79 points = C 60 to 69 points = D 0 to 59 points = F EXAM POLICY 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 and pursued as such. To ensure grading, the following information MUST 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 is notified in writing prior to the exam and the excuse is a valid, fully documented one and one
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that is officially approved. (The definition of “officially approved” can be found in LSU policy statement PS-22.) Hard, not electronic, copies of documentation must be presented to the course instructor in person within seven (7) calendar days of the missed exam for the exam to be considered excused. All in-class exams that are missed for excused reasons will be made up in class on the last day of classes—NO EXCEPTIONS. No extra credit work is possible. ATTENDANCE POLICY
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