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Textbook Information

ECON 6351-24855 Fall 2013

Course NumberECON 6351-24855
Course TitleEconomics for Managers
LocationSugar Land
Course Day and TimeW 7:00 PM-9:45 PM
PrerequisitesGraduate standing
InstructorVera Adamchik
OfficeSugar Land Brazos Hall 325
Phone 281-275-8824

Textbook Information

Schiller, Bradley R., Essentials of Economics, 8th (2011) ed., McGraw-Hill Irwin, ISBN 0073511390(Required)The publisher offers the following options: Standard Softcover Book (MHID 0073511390; ISBN-13 9780073511399); Loose-Leaf Book (MHID 0077464532; ISBN-13 9780077464530).

Schiller, Bradley R., Study Guide to accompany Essentials of Economics, 8th Edition, 2011 ed., McGraw-Hill Irwin, ISBN 0077317084(Recommended)The Study Guide helps students develop quantitative skills and the use of economic terminology and enhances critical thinking capabilities. Each chapter includes the following features: Quick Review, Learning Objectives, Using Key terms, True/False Practice Questions, Multiple-Choice Practice Questions, Problems and Applications, and Common Errors. At the end of each chapter, answers are provided to all problems, exercises, and questions.

Schiller, Bradley R., Premium Content (access card), 2011 ed., McGraw-Hill Irwin, ISBN 0077317149(Recommended)The Online Learning Center now offers students the opportunity to purchase premium content. The OLC Premium Content enables students to take pre- and post-tests for each chapter as well as to download Schiller-exclusive iPod content including pod casts by Brad Schiller, Paul Solman Videos and chapter summariesall accessible through the students MP3 device.

Information on Buying Textbooks

The Victoria College Bookstore carries textbooks for all UHV SBA courses.

Students may use the publishing information posted above to order their textbooks from their favorite book vendor. However, before doing so you should find out what your vendor's anticipated shipping time is, and what their return policy is. Also, you should not write in or remove shrinkwrap from any textbook or materials you purchase from any vendor until the first class day in the event that

  • the vendor supplies you with the wrong edition of your text,
  • the course instructor is forced to make a late change to the required textbooks,
  • you are forced to make a last-minute change to your schedule due to missing prerequisites, or
  • your course is canceled due to low enrollment.

In addition, be aware that, on occasion, certain outside vendors may substitute an international version of a textbook for the version you have requested without notice. International versions of textbooks may be quite different from the editions we require.