Fall 2022

An Introduction to Economics

Listed in: Economics, as ECON-111


Neil W. White (Sections 01, 02 and 03)


A study of the central problem of scarcity and of the ways in which the U.S. economic system allocates scarce resources among competing ends and apportions the goods produced among people. Two 80-minute and one 50-minute lecture/discussion per week.

Requisite for all other courses in Economics.

Fall and spring semesters. The Department.

How to handle overenrollment: Drop students who do not attend the first two classes and admit students from a waiting list.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Quantitative reasoning; Modes of learning and assessment include readings, lectures, problem sets, in-class quizzes, exams, short paper, graphical analysis, group discussion.

ECON 111 - LEC

Section 01
M 8:30 AM - 9:50 AM BEBU 107
W 8:30 AM - 9:50 AM BEBU 107

Section 02
M 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM MEAD 115
W 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM MEAD 115

Section 03
M 4:00 PM - 5:20 PM BEBU 107
W 4:00 PM - 5:20 PM BEBU 107

This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.

Section(s) ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
01 Principles of Economics: A Streamlined Approach, 3rd or 4th ed McGraw Hill, 2016/2021 Frank, et al TBD
02 Principles of Economics: A Streamlined Approach, 3rd edition McGraw Hill, 2017 Frank, Bernanke, Antonovics, and Heffetz TBD
03 Principles of Economics: A Streamlined Approach McGraw Hill Frank, et al Comment: TBD


Other years: Offered in Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2024, Fall 2024