B ECON 300
Analysis of economic factors affecting decisions made by business firms. Demand and cost analysis, and alternative policies from the firm's point of view. Prerequisite: ACCTG 225; ECON 201; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 125, MATH 127, MATH 134, MATH 145, or Q SCI 291; either IND E 315, QMETH 201, Q SCI 381, PSYCH 315, PSYCH 318, STAT 220, STAT 221, STAT 311, or STAT 390; may not be repeated. Offered: AWSpS.
Deeper understanding of the fundamentals of microeconomics.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lectures. Some in-class group activity.
Reading lecture notes, preparing homework assignments and attending class. Required Texts: 1. Lecture notes- available for purchase at Balmer Copy Center. 2. Price Theory and Applications by Steven Landsburg, 4th edition, West Publishing Company, 1999.
Class assignments and grading
Several problem sets.
A midterm exam - 40% A final exam - 50% Homework assignments and class participation- 10%