Economics First Year Seminar
August 19, 2016 First
Class/Introductions/Review Syllabus. Introduction to economics--
Why major in economics? Von Mises book. Career Center assignment.
Focus 2 Career Assessment Assignment: Complete the 5 self-
assessments in Focus 2 and bring your Work Interest Assessment results
to class on August 26 in order to participate in a class activity with the
Career Center. How to create an account and log into FOCUS 2: New
Users: Visit our webpage at http://www.gcsu.edu/career and click on
“Focus 2 Career Assessment.” Click “Register” and create an
account. Use your @bobcats.gcsu.edu email address as your username.
Login with the access code “Thunder”. Returning Users: Login with your
username and password. (more Career Connections Instructions)
August 26, 2016 Career Center Presentation/Academic Advisor
September 2, 2016 Hurricane Hermine (class cancelled)
September 9, 2016 Economics program of study. Degree Works—(Worksheet Tutorial).
(Degree Works--Planner Tutorial).
September 16, 2016 Alcohol Education Presentation (Student Health Services).
September 23, 2016 Ludwig von Mises -- Lecture 1 "Capitalism."
Career Connection Assignment. Register in Career Connection at www.gcsu.edu/career -
click on the Career Connection link and use your Bobcats email as your
username. Once registered, you can access your account through
Unify. Once registered, complete the Career Connection Career
Connection Job & Internship Database Assignment.
September 30, 2016 Tranguide/GPA/Advisement/Registration/Withdrawal Policy.
(How to Register) (Schedule Planning Sheet)
(Course Withdrawal Policy)
October 7, 2016 International education opportunities (Jarris Lanham).
October 14, 2016 Ludwig von Mises -- Lecture 2 "Socialism" and Lecture 3 "Interventionism."
Initial "Program of Study" due today in Degree Works Planner. (Update "Program of Study" in Degree Works Planner as needed until December 2).
October 21, 2016 Ludwig von Mises -- Lecture 4 "Inflation."
October 28, 2016 Mansion tour.
November 4, 2016 No class.
November 11, 2016 Ludwig von Mises -- Lecture 5 "Foreign Investment." You can still update your “Program of Study” in Degree Works Planner as needed.
November 18, 2016 Ludwig von Mises -- Lecture 6 "Politics and Ideas." You can still update your “Program of Study” in Degree Works Planner as needed. Return von Mises book today.
November 25, 2016 No Class today (Thanksgiving week)
December 2, 2016 Meet the department faculty. Last Class.
Final "Program of Study" due in Degree Works Planner today! No Further Changes Can Be Made to Program of Study.
Return von Mises book today if not already returned.
Dr. Farr's email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org