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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

$629.12 - $667.70 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are five offerings of ECON 2100 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 47357

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Wed Mar 29 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 47357
  • $629.12
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 29 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 Downtown DTC Rm. 682
Instructor

Michael Atkinson

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Credits

3

Cost

$629.12

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.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 78232

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Wed Apr 05 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 78232
  • $667.70
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 05 Wed N/A Online
Feb 01 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 233
Mar 01 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 233
Apr 05 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 233
Instructor

Zuzana Fromm

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Credits

3

Cost

$667.70

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. This is an asynchronous online course supplemented with recorded videos of course content. This course requires all students to write their midterms and final exam in person at the above dates/times/locations. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all open book assignments/quizzes on their due dates. You 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 a student lives more than 100km away from the Burnaby BCIT campus, a proctor must be used for their exams. If a student has a conflict with another course/work, there will be no accommodations by the instructor but a student may book an exam with BCIT Test Centre (www.bcit.ca/test-centre/) at an approved time/date by the instructor. Please contact the instructor directly (zfromm@bcit.ca) if you have any questions prior to registering for the course. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. This course requires that exams be written in person. If a student is unable to attend exams at the Burnaby campus, there will be no accommodations made by the instructor but the student may book an exam with a local college or university test centre on a date approved by the department. For details, 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.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 82138

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Wed Apr 12 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 82138
  • $629.12
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 12 Wed 13:30 - 16:30 Downtown DTC Rm. 481
Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

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Credits

3

Cost

$629.12

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.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 11538

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Apr 04 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 11538
  • $641.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 1025
Instructor

Michael Atkinson

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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.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 43309

Duration

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Apr 19 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 43309
  • $641.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 19 Wed 10:30 - 13:20 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 402
Instructor

William Shen

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Credits

3

Cost

$641.98

Important information
  1. Please DO NOT buy the textbook before the first class, as it is not the same as other PTS sections. Please note that 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 sarah_chanway@bcit.ca.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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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