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Number:EC211
Name:Microeconomics
Description:This course examines the economic theories and practices of the individual market structures. Topics discussed are a review of the basic economic concepts, product pricing and resource allocation in the product market, factor pricing and income distribution in the resource market, and the effects of public policy on market structures.
Credit(s):
Offered (DAY schedule):Every semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): MS206

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: • Analyze the impact of economics as it affects individual firms • Make resource allocation decisions for firms based on cost effectiveness platforms • Plot and graph product pricing options for individual firms in light of market structures and elasticity • Ethically consider regulatory and environmental impacts on firms • Use mathematical, technological and other contemporary techniques of economic analysis in a firm’s decision making.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
F 2012 Basic Economics 0-324-59916-1 Mastrianna, Frank V. 15TH 10 South-Western Publishing
F 2012 Economics: Principles, Applications and Tools 0-13-607644-0 Osullivan 6TH 10 Prentice Hall, Inc.
F 2011 ECONOMICS 0-13-607644-0 OSULLIVAN 6 PH
S 2011 MICROECONOMICS 1-4390-3897-X HALL 5 CENGAGE LEA
F 2010 ECONOMICS 0-13-607644-0 OSULLIVAN 6 PH
F 2010 ECONOMICS: PRINCIPLES, AP 0-13-607644-0 O'SULLIVAN 6 PEA031
F 2009 BASIC ECONOMICS 9780324400705 MASTRIANNA 14 SW
F 2009 ECONOMICS 0-13-223565-X OSULLIVAN ECONOMIC 5 PH
F 2008 MICROECONOMICS: PRIN & AP 0-324-42147-8 HALL 4 CENGAGE LEARNING
S 2008 ECONOMICS OSULLIVAN 5 PEA031
F 2007 ECONOMICS OSULLIVAN 5 PEA031
S 2007 FREAKONOMICS 0-06-073132-X LEVITT HARPER COLLINS PUBLI
S 2007 MICROECONOMICS: PRIN & APPL 3RD 2006 UPDATE 0-324-37425-9 HALL THOMSON LEARNING
S 2006 ECONOMICS:PRINCIPLES+TOOLS-W/CD OSULLIVAN 3RD 03
S 2006 FREAKONOMICS LEVITT 5
S 2006 MICROECONOMICS:PRIN.+APPLICATIONS HALL 3RD 05
F 2005 ECONOMICS:PRINCIPLES+TOOLS-W/CD OSULLIVAN 3RD 03
F 2003 Economics 0130081515 O'Sullivan 3 Prentice Hall
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