ECN 2892G, section 099
Principles of Microconomics Honors
Office: Coleman 2365
Office Phone: 581-6329
Office Hours: 8:00-9:00 MW
or by appointment
TEXT: McEachern, Economics: A Contemporary Introduction, Thomson South-Western, 2006.
EXAM: Three exams and a Final. Exams consist of objective questions.
EXAM SCHEDULE: First during the 4th week of classes (Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2006)
Second during the 8th week of classes (Feb. 27-Mar. 3, 2006)
Third during the 12th week of classes (Apr. 3-7, 2006)
Final on Monday, May 1, 2006, at 8:00 a.m.
QUIZZES: 12 weekly quizzes @ 5 points each. There are no make-up quizzes.
TERM PAPER: Students are required to write a ten-page term paper demonstrating their ability to apply a microeconomic concept to a current real-
world issue. The paper is due at 9:30 a.m. on April 13, 2006.
COURSE GRADE BREAKDOWN: First Exam 20%
Second Exam 20%
Third Exam 20%
CLASS ATTENDANCE: Students are expected to attend class. Three unexcused
absences may affect final grade in borderline cases. Two late arrivals will count as one unexcused absence unless
I am notified ahead of time.
NOTE: If you have a documented disability and wish to receive academic
accommodations, please contact the Coordinator of the Office of Disability Services (581-6583) as soon as possible.
Chapter 1: The Art and Science of Economic Analysis
Chapter 2: Some Tools of Economic Analysis
Chapter 4: Demand and Supply Analysis
Chapter 5: Elasticity of Demand and Supply
Chapter 6: Consumer Choice and Demand
Chapter 7: Production and Cost in the Firm
Chapter 8: Perfectly Competition
Chapter 9: Monopoly
Chapter 10: Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
Chapter 11: Resource Markets
Chapter 12: Labor Markets and Labor Unions
Chapter 16: Public Goods and Public Choice
If time permits:
Chapter 17: Externalities and the Environment
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