The rumor that college students eat nothing but Ramen may be a myth, but it is true that college students are always looking to save money. While some steal the neighbor’s Wi-Fi, others undertake competitive textbook shopping. Here are the going rates of All-University Core Curriculum courses that are commonly taken.
Exploring Psychology in Modules by David G. Myers (9781464163418)
CSU Bookstore new: $100, used: $50
Rams Bookstore used: $56.25, rent used: $36
Art: A Brief History by Marilyn Stokstad (9780205017027 or 9780205202041)
CSU Bookstore new: $188.50, used: $100 (Looseleaf new: $122.75, used: $45.75)
Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication by Richard Campbell, Christopher R. Martin and Bettina Fabos (9781457642425 or 9781457679636)
CSU Bookstore new: $133.25, used: $100 (Looseleaf new: $82.25, used: $61.75)
Our Origins: Discovering Physical Anthropology by Clark Spencer Larsen (9780393921434)
CSU Bookstore new: $149.25, used: $112.00
Rams Bookstore used: $54.48
Essentials of Argument by Nancy V. Wood (9780205827022)
CSU Bookstore new: $73.50, used: $39.75
*Prices do not include shipping.
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