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Intermediate Microeconomics
INTER MICROECO
CLASS CODE: ECON 380 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: ECONOMICS
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Intemediate microeconomic theory emphasizing theories of the firm and consumer behavior.
TAUGHT: Fall 2004, Summer 2005, Winter 2006
CONTENT AND TOPICS:

  • Producer, consumer and equilibrium theories

  • Imperfect and perfect competition

  • Imperfect information and uncertainty
  • Mathematical techniques of unconstrained
  • Constrained optimization

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:

  1. Develop sound economic reasoning and critical thinking skills that can be applied in personal and business decisions.

  2. Understanding of the theories of consumer choice; firm behavior; market structure; factor markets; income distribution; economic efficiency and equilibrium; market failures and the role of government intervention.

REQUIREMENTS: Exams, quizzes, homework, computer exercises, and papers.
PREREQUISITES: Economics 111, 112, Math 119
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004