7973 - Economics 1 - Class Information

Principles of Economics I

Winter 2009

3 Units, (UC: CSU)

An introductory course in the principles of microeconomic theory, including economic analysis of the firm and resource allocation; analysis of the laws of supply and demand; market structures of the American economy; price theory; current domestic economic problems.

Prerequisites: None.


Tugrul Avci, M.A.
(818) 364-7600, ext. 7155
Email: avcit@wlac.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Classroom Location Schedule

 Day  Campus  Time  Location
 Saturday   L.A. City College  9:00 A.M. - Noon  Da Vinci, Rm. 304
 Saturday   L.A. Southwest College   1:30 - 4:30 PM   Lecture Lab., Rm. 105 
 Sunday  L.A. Pierce College  9:00 A.M. - Noon  Business Building, Rm. 3201
 Sunday  L.A. Valley College  1:30 - 4:30 PM  Foreign Lang, Rm. 102

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  • Author: McConnell, Campbell R;Brue, Stanley L
  • Edition: 17th Edition, 2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
  • ISBN: 978-0-0732-7309-9
Textbook may be purchased at the City, Southwest, Valley, and Pierce College bookstores.


Choices & Change: Microeconomics

Focus on various input and output markets. Principles of microeconomics include the theory of supply and demand, prices of the factors of production, and income distribution theory. International aspects are included whenever applicable. Contemporary examples are utilized throughout for illustration.

Where to Watch Videos

Cable Channel LA36

Video broadcasts are available on cable channel LA36. The broadcast schedule is below.

Broadcast Schedule and Class Meetings

All videos are closed captioned.
Buy the Videos

Videos may be purchased at the Pierce College Bookstore, or LA Mission Bookstore

Watch the Videos on Campus

Videos may be viewed at the Learning Resource Centers of:

Los Angeles City College
East Los Angeles College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
Los Angeles Valley College
West Los Angeles College

You must have your student ID or fee receipt to view them.

Online Course Website

Jan. 5 is the official start date of the term. If you enrolled after that date, you can expect a delay of 2-3 business days in accessing the class website. 

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