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    Economics 102 

     
    Principles of Economics
    CRN: 30809
    16 Weeks - Distance Education course 

    On-Campus Requirements
    Students will be required to come on campus to take exams in the Testing Center.

    Instructor  
    Name  Christine Styles
    Email  cstyles@citruscollege.edu
    Phone  626-852-6405
    Location  CI 312 

    Welcome! You are either enrolled in, or you are interested in enrolling in, the Economics 102 Distance Education class. As described in the class schedule, This course is Microeconomics, an introductory course that focuses on decision making from the viewpoint of the individual consumer, worker, and firm. Emphasis is on the price system, allocation of resources and income, supply and demand analysis, structure of the American industry, and applications to current economic policy and problems.

    Textbook
    Microeconomics, Citrus College Custom Edition, 2012, or the 7th Edition, O'Sullivan/Sheffrin/Perez Pearson Prentice Hall.

    Email Accounts 
    You will need to use your official Citrus College issued email account. Your email is established when you are registered for classes. You must have access to your email account prior to starting the class.

    Details regarding the course are set forth in the class website. When you go there (see below), pay particular attention to the syllabus section and the assignment section.   

    Blackboard and WingSpan Information
    (Notice:  All Blackboard courses will be available on the first day of classes)
    Blackboard --> http://citruscollege.blackboard.com 
    WingSpan --> https://wingspan.citruscollege.edu  
    • Your WingSpan ID becomes your Blackboard Username
    • Your WingSpan PIN (Personal Identification Number) becomes your Blackboard password
    • To change your PIN/password requires, change it in WingSpan
    • Data will be transferred from WingSpan to Blackboard on a regular basis


    Once you get to the Blackboard welcome page, click on the Principles of Economics course link on the right, and you will go to the course site. Familiarize yourself with the course site and if you have any questions please email your instructor with your concerns. Get your textbook and get started with your initial assignments. A major key to your success in this course will be keeping up with both the reading and the other assignments.   

    Accommodations 

    If you have a disability documented by a physician or other appropriate professional and wish to discuss academic accommodations, please contact the DSP&S office at (626) 914-8675. Please discuss your accommodations with your instructor by email. Be sure to allow at least one week for appropriate accommodations to be arranged.   

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