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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 or 100 CPT–Elementary Algebra.

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

Spring; 2018; ECONOMICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 5/7/2018

 202122708Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Howie C$12.0031/31/0Open 
 202122927Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Howie C$12.0031/31/0Open 
 202122965Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Howie C$12.0031/31/0Open 

Summer; 2018; ECONOMICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 7/2/2018

 202131255Prin Microeconomics 4Hale K$12.0028/28/0OpenT R  05:30 PM-09:43 PM LA100
 202132302Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Hunt D$12.0031/31/0Open 
 202132708Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Hunt D$12.0031/31/0Open 
 202132761Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Badry P$12.0031/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; ECONOMICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 1/29/2018

 202112708Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Hunt D$12.003/31/0Open 
 202112906Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Howie C$12.000/31/0Closed 
 202112985Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Badry P$12.001/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; ECONOMICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 1/8/2018

 202111211Prin Microeconomics 4Badry P$12.0010/30/0OpenM W  02:00 PM-03:54 PM AS830
 202112470Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Howie C$12.002/31/0Open 
 202112927Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Howie C$12.000/31/2Closed 
 202112952Prin MicroeconomicsOnline4Hunt D$12.005/31/0Open 
 202216140Prin Microeconomics 4Howie C$12.002/31/0OpenT R  02:00 PM-03:54 PM RC670