KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & MINERALS

College of Industrial Management

Department of Finance & Economics

2003-2004 (Term 031) First Semester

 

Econ 101                   :           Principles of Economics I (Microeconomics)

Instructor                     :           Dr. Usamah A. Uthman

Office                          :           B24/296

Office Hours               :           2:00 3:00 PM, SM (or by appointment)

Textbook                    :           Economics by Lipsey, et al, 12th Ed., 1999

 

Course Outline

 

Chapter   1                 :           The Economic Problem

Chapter   3                 :           The Anatomy of a Market Economy

Chapter   4                 :           Demand, Supply, and Price

Chapter   5                 :           Elasticity        

Chapter   6                 :           Demand and Supply in Action

Chapter   7                 :           Consumer Behavior (include Appendix)

Chapter   8                 :           Commercial Policy:  History and Practice

Chapter   9                 :           Production and Cost in the Short Run

Chapter 10                 :           Competitive Markets

Chapter 11                 :           Monopoly

Chapter 12                 :           Imperfect Competition

Chapter 13                 :           Economic Efficiency and Public Policy

Chapter 15                 :           Factor Pricing and Factor Mobility

Chapter 20                 :           Taxation and Public Expenditure

 

First Exam                                                       25%             

Second Exam                                                  25%             

Final Exam (comprehensive)                         40%             

Quizzes and assignments                              10%

 

            Total                                                    100%

 

NOTE:  Professor reserves the right to change the contents and weights of course requirements.

 

FIRST MAJOR EXAM, WEDNESDAY, 26 Shaaban 1423 (October 22, 2003)

BLDG. 24/120/121, 6:00 8:00 PM

 

SECOND MAJOR EXAM, Wednesday, 16 Shawwal 1423 (December 10, 2003)

BLDG. 24/120/121, 6:00 8:00 PM


KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & MINERALS

College of Industrial Management

Department of Finance & Economics

2002-2003 (Term 023 Summer Session)

 

Econ 101                   :           Principles of Economics I (Microeconomics)

Instructor                     :           Dr. Usamah A. Uthman

Office                          :           B24/296

Office Hours               :           2:00-3:00 PM, SUM (or by appointment)

Textbook                    :           Economics by Lipsey, et al, 12th Ed., 1999

 

Course Outline

 

Chapter   1                 :           The Economic Problem

Chapter   3                 :           The Anatomy of a Market Economy

Chapter   4                 :           Demand, Supply, and Price

Chapter   5                 :           Elasticity        

Chapter   6                 :           Demand and Supply in Action

Chapter   7                 :           Consumer Behavior

Chapter   8                 :           Commercial Policy:  History and Practice

Chapter   9                 :           Production and Cost in the Short Run

Chapter 10                 :           Competitive Markets

Chapter 14                 :           Prices and Exchange Rates:  Purchasing Power Parity

Chapter 11                 :           Monopoly

Chapter 12                 :           Imperfect Competition

Chapter 13                 :           Economic Efficiency and Public Policy

Chapter 15                 :           Factor Pricing and Factor Mobility

Chapter 20                 :           Taxation and Public Expenditure

 

First Exam                                                       25%             

Second Exam                                                  25%             

Final Exam (comprehensive)                         40%             

Quizzes and assignments                              10%

 

            Total                                                    100%

 

NOTE:  Professor reserves the right to change the contents and weights of course requirements.

 

FIRST MAJOR EXAM, THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2003

BLDG. 24/120/121, 12:30-2:30 PM

 

SECOND MAJOR EXAM, TUESDAY, AUGUST 05, 2003

BLDG. 24/120/121, 7:00 9:00 PM


KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & MINERALS

College of Industrial Management

Department of Finance & Economics

2002-2003 (Term 021) First Semester

 

Econ 101                   :           Principles of Economics I (Microeconomics)

Instructor                     :           Dr. Usamah A. Uthman

Office                          :           B24/296

Office Hours               :           2:00 3:00 PM, SM (or by appointment)

Textbook                    :           Economics by Lipsey, et al, 12th Ed., 1999

 

Course Outline

 

Chapter   1                 :           The Economic Problem

Chapter   3                 :           The Anatomy of a Market Economy

Chapter   4                 :           Demand, Supply, and Price

Chapter   5                 :           Elasticity        

Chapter   6                 :           Demand and Supply in Action

Chapter   7                 :           Consumer Behavior

Chapter   8                 :           Commercial Policy:  History and Practice

Chapter   9                 :           Production and Cost in the Short Run

Chapter 10                 :           Competitive Markets

Chapter 14                 :           Prices and Exchange Rates:  Purchasing Power Parity

Chapter 11                 :           Monopoly

Chapter 12                 :           Imperfect Competition

Chapter 13                 :           Economic Efficiency and Public Policy

Chapter 15                 :           Factor Pricing and Factor Mobility

Chapter 20                 :           Taxation and Public Expenditure

 

First Exam                                                       25%             

Second Exam                                                  25%             

Final Exam (comprehensive)                         40%             

Quizzes and assignments                              10%

 

            Total                                                    100%

 

NOTE:  Professor reserves the right to change the contents and weights of course requirements.

 

FIRST MAJOR EXAM, WEDNESDAY, 10 Shaaban 1423 (October 16, 2002)

BLDG. 24/120/121, 6:00 8:00 PM

 

SECOND MAJOR EXAM, Tuesday, 14 Ramadhan 1423 (November 19, 2002)

BLDG. 24/120/121, 8:30 10:30 PM


KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & MINERALS

College of Industrial Management

Department of Finance & Economics

1999-2000 (Term 993 Summer Session)

 

Econ 101                   :           Principles of Economics I (Microeconomics)

Instructor                     :           Dr. Usamah A. Uthman

Office                          :           B24/296

Office Hours               :           9.10 10:10, SMW (or by appointment)

Textbook                    :           Economics by Lipsey, et al, 12th Ed., 1999

 

Course Outline

 

Chapter   1                 :           The Economic Problem

Chapter   3                 :           The Anatomy of a Market Economy

Chapter   4                 :           Demand, Supply, and Price

Chapter   5                 :           Elasticity        

Chapter   6                 :           Demand and Supply in Action

Chapter   7                 :           Consumer Behavior

Chapter   8                 :           Commercial Policy:  History and Practice

Chapter   9                 :           Production and Cost in the Short Run

Chapter 10                 :           Competitive Markets

Chapter 14                 :           Prices and Exchange Rates:  Purchasing Power Parity

Chapter 11                 :           Monopoly

Chapter 12                 :           Imperfect Competition

Chapter 13                 :           Economic Efficiency and Public Policy

Chapter 15                 :           Factor Pricing and Factor Mobility

Chapter 20                 :           Taxation and Public Expenditure

 

First Exam                                                       25%             

Second Exam                                                  25%             

Final Exam (comprehensive)                         40%             

Quizzes and assignments                              10%

 

            Total                                                    100%

 

NOTE:  Professor reserves the right to change the contents and weights of course requirements.

 

FIRST MAJOR EXAM, MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2000

BLDG. 24/120/121, 7:00 9:00 PM

 

SECOND MAJOR EXAM, THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2000

BLDG. 24/120/121, 12:30 2:30 PM