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Microeconomics ECON 2100

Economics Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course investigates economic analysis, focusing on fundamentals of markets, supply and demand, consumer and producer behaviour, and monopoly and competition. Optional areas of business application may explore labour markets, government intervention and environmental regulation. Prepares students to identify and evaluate the economic considerations they will undoubtedly encounter in business.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$590.92 - $641.98 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are five offerings of ECON 2100 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 60249

Duration

Tue Apr 05 - Sat Jul 02 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 60249
  • $590.92
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jul 02 N/A N/A Online
May 04 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Distance SE06 Rm. 233
Jun 01 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Distance SW01 Rm. 1021
Jun 29 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Distance SE06 Rm. 233
Instructor

Zuzana Fromm

Course outline

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Credits

3

Cost

$590.92

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This is an asynchronous online course supplemented with recorded videos of course content. This course requires all students to write both midterms as well as the final exam in person at the above dates/times/locations. Students must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Students are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however, they are required to submit all open book assignments/quizzes on their due dates. Students must have a textbook with MyEconLab (or etext with MyEconLab) by first day of class. This course is not self-paced. It contains weekly open book assignments/quizzes. If the student has a conflict between one or more exams and another course (or work schedule), there will be no accommodations made by the instructor, but the student may book an exam with BCIT Test Centre (www.bcit.ca/test-centre/) on a date approved by the department. To arrange this, please contact busapts@bcit.ca. Please note that the student will be responsible for covering the cost of writing the exam with the Test Centre. If you have any questions about the course, please contact the instructor, Zu Fromm (Zuzana_Fromm@bcit.ca) directly prior to registering. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 21204

Duration

Wed Apr 06 - Wed Jun 29 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 21204
  • $627.75
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 29 Wed 18:30 - 22:00 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 312
Instructor

Kevin Richter

Course outline

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Credits

3

Cost

$627.75

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. -
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 58327

Duration

Thu May 05 - Thu Jul 28 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 58327
  • $627.75
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 05 - Jul 28 Thu 09:00 - 12:20 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2010
Instructor

Jackie Li

Course outline

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Credits

3

Cost

$627.75

Important information
  1. This section is part of the Business Fundamentals (BFUN) Program (www.bcit.ca/study/programs/7985acert). As this is the case, the course will be taught in a way that accommodates the needs of English Language Learners. Please direct any inquiries to the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway, at schanway@bcit.ca. Please DO NOT buy the textbook before the first class, as it is not the same as other PTS sections.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 63096

Duration

Mon Jun 20 - Wed Aug 10 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 63096
  • $627.75
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 20 - Aug 10 Mon, Wed 13:00 - 16:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 204
Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course outline

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Credits

3

Cost

$627.75

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. Class WILL NOT BE HELD Monday, August 1, 2022 (BC Day).
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 50978

Duration

Tue Jun 21 - Tue Aug 09 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 50978
  • $627.75
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 21 - Aug 09 Tue, Thu 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 204
Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course outline

View

Credits

3

Cost

$627.75

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. -
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2022

Below are four offerings of ECON 2100 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 30800

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Tue Dec 06 (14 weeks)

  • 14 weeks
  • CRN 30800
  • $641.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 06 Tue 18:00 - 21:15 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 1021
Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$641.98

Status

CRN 34508

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Tue Dec 13 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 34508
  • $641.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 13 Tue 14:00 - 17:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 402
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$641.98

Important information
  1. Please Do NOT purchase the listed PTS Textbook. This section uses a DIFFERENT textbook from other PTS Sections. You will be told which book to purchase when the course starts. This section is part of the Business Fundamentals (BFUN) Program (www.bcit.ca/study/programs/7985acert). As this is the case, the course will be taught in a way that accommodates the needs of English Language Learners. If you have any questions, please contact the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway at schanway@bcit.ca.
Status

CRN 30801

Duration

Wed Sep 07 - Wed Nov 30 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 30801
  • $641.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 30 Wed 18:30 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 403
Instructor

Michael Atkinson

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$641.98

Status

CRN 37953

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Fri Dec 09 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 37953
  • $641.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 09 N/A N/A Online
Oct 12 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 233
Nov 09 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 233
Dec 07 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 233
Instructor

Zuzana Fromm

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$641.98

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. This is an asynchronous online course supplemented with recorded videos of course content. This course requires all students to write both midterms as well as the final exam in person at the above dates/times/locations. Students must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Students are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however, they are required to submit all open book assignments/quizzes on their due dates. Students must have a textbook with MyEconLab (or etext with MyEconLab) by first day of class. This course is not self-paced. It contains weekly open book assignments/quizzes. If the student has a conflict between one or more exams and another course (or work schedule), there will be no accommodations made by the instructor, but the student may book an exam with BCIT Test Centre (www.bcit.ca/test-centre/) on a date approved by the department. To arrange this, please contact busapts@bcit.ca. Please note that the student will be responsible for covering the cost of writing the exam with the Test Centre. If you have any questions about the course, please contact the instructor, Zu Fromm (Zuzana_Fromm@bcit.ca) directly prior to registering. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Explain basic principles of microeconomics.
  • Apply the supply and demand model.
  • Calculate and interpret elasticities.
  • Use cost analysis to make decisions.
  • Evaluate the importance of different industry structures on firm behaviour.

Effective as of Winter 2017

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