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Course Description

Economics - ECON 202

Principles of Microeconomics (4-0) 4 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course provides students with an introduction to the theory of consumer behavior, production theory, market structure in product and resource/factor markets and microeconomic policy.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • MATH 47 or a minimum score of 19 ACT-Math, 25 SAT-Math, 75 CPT-Arithmetic, 28 CPT-Elementary Algebra, 260 NGA-Arithmetic or 230 NGA-Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Summarize economics and its relationship to the other social sciences.
  • Explain the basic microeconomic concept.
  • Illustrate graphs in economics analysis.
  • Analyze graphs in economics analysis.
  • Evaluate the role of rational self-interest in microeconomic analysis.
  • Analyze household behavior in product and factor markets.
  • Analyze producer behavior in product and factor markets.
  • Characterize the four basic market models.
  • Prescribe microeconomic policy to both product and resource/factor markets.
  • Appraise the situation of global poverty.
  • Examine the distribution of income in the U.S.
  • Investigate antitrust policy in the U.S. economy.
  • Solve a variety of economic problems using mathematical methods.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2018; ECONOMICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/23/2018

 202141209Prin Microeconomics 4Winston G$12.008/30/0OpenM W  12:30 PM-02:54 PM LA405
F  12:30 PM-04:02 PM LA405

Fall; 2018; ECONOMICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/18/2018

 202142985Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Badry P$12.006/31/0Open 
 202142999Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Hunt D$12.006/31/0Open 
 202246110Prin Microeconomics 4Howie C$12.0013/30/0OpenT R  09:00 AM-11:26 AM RC690

Fall; 2018; ECONOMICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2018

 202141211Prin Microeconomics 4Hale K$12.000/28/0ClosedT R  01:30 PM-03:24 PM LA110
 202142965Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Howie C$12.004/31/0Open 
 202142997Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Howie C$12.005/31/0Open 
 202246124Prin Microeconomics 4Howie C$12.0012/31/0OpenM W  01:00 PM-02:54 PM RC695

Winter; 2019; ECONOMICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/04/2019

 202112708Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Hunt D$12.0024/31/0Open 
 202112906Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Howie C$12.009/31/0Open 
 202112985Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Hunt D$12.0026/31/0Open 

Winter; 2019; ECONOMICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/14/2019

 202111211Prin Microeconomics 4Winston G$12.000/30/4ClosedM W  02:00 PM-03:54 PM AS830
 202112470Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Howie C$12.0011/31/0Open 
 202112927Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Howie C$12.0013/31/0Open 
 202112952Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Badry P$12.000/31/0Closed 
 202216140Prin Microeconomics 4Howie C$12.0021/31/0OpenT R  02:00 PM-03:54 PM RC670