Online CoursesEconomics 301: Intermediate Microeconomics
Economics 301, Intermediate Microeconomics. The pedagogical approach taken by the course author is to couple clear explanations of basic concepts with students doing intensive problem solving to promote deeper understanding of microeconomic concepts. Intensive problem solving is promoted in with publisher-provided problem sets.
The topics are standard for a course at this level. They include the theory of consumer behavior, the theory of production and cost, the theory of the firm in competition and monopoly, and the analysis of market failure, including externalities, public goods, and a variety of information failures.
All exams will be administered via D2L using a lockdown browser and remote proctoring service. Students must have access to a webcam and microphone. The system is compatible with Windows (10, 8, 7), Mac (MacOS 10.15 to 10.12, OS X 10.11, OSX 10.10), and iPad (iOS 11.0+). The system is not compatible with Chromebooks. Alternate arrangements must be approved by the instructor within the first week of the course.