ECO2023

Microeconomics

Course Code:
ECO2023

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
001, 002, 700

 

Course Description:
Microeconomics theories of product and resource markets; government and current economic problems; international economic and the world economy.

 

Course Details

Instructors:

Peter Matoke
matokep@chipola.edu

DeEdgra Williams
williamsd@chipola.edu

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

McEachern, William A. Micro Econ6: Principles of Microeconomics-W/Access. 6th ed. Boston: Cengage Learning. 2019. ISBN: 9781337408059 (Paperback) or ISBN: 97835770006 Cengage Unlimited-Access (1 semester) by Cengage

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

SS-1 Identify behaviors and social trends, using appropriate research methodologies.

SS-2 Identify global influences on social, behavioral, and historical issue.

SS-3 Examine significant historical events.

SS-4 Identify differences and commonalities within diverse cultures.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Deliver a well-developed oral presentation.
  • Examine the microeconomic issues that pertain to the household, firm, government, and the rest of the world.
  • Contrast the differences between a monopoly, perfect competition, monopolistic competition and oligopoly.
  • Contrast the differences in economic vitality among developing and developed countries.
  • Develop an understanding of financial literacy and identity theft.
  • Discuss the significance of international trade from the global perspective.

SS-3, SS-4

SS-2, SS-3

SS-2

SS-3

SS-2

SS-3

Tests, Skills Demonstration, Report/Presentation, Projects, Problem Solving

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Lecture is primary method of instruction. Students are expected to be attentive and are encouraged to ask questions. Lectures will come primarily from the textbook in formats that may include PowerPoint presentations, white board illustrations, videos, and web-based technologies. Homework assignments are also a requirement. Projects, that vary in content from semester to semester, are also utilized to expand student knowledge and understanding of the course material.

Faculty will avail themselves for office appointments for students to explore their progress in the course, as needed.

Faculty will advise students to use the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE Lab) for academic help when needed.

 

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