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ECON 2100 - Microeconomics

Economics Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

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.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$604.57 - $614.97 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 30800

Tue Sep 08 - Tue Dec 08 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 08 Tue 18:00 - 21:20 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

Cost

$614.97

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

In Progress

CRN 34508

Tue Sep 08 - Tue Dec 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 15 Tue 14:00 - 17:00 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Ronald Kessler

Course Outline

Cost

$614.97

Notes

  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.

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 37953

Tue Sep 08 - Sat Dec 05 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 05 Online Online Delivery
Oct 07 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Online Online Delivery
Nov 04 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Online Online Delivery
Dec 02 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Zuzana Fromm

Course Outline

Cost

$604.57

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. 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 assignments on their due dates. The midterm and final exams will take place at the Burnaby campus. Students will be permitted to use a proctor to write their exams if they live outside of Metro Vancouver.
  3. 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 offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 30801

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 09 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 09 Wed 18:30 - 22:00 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Michael Atkinson

Course Outline

Cost

$614.97

Notes

  1. No class Wednesday November 11

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 32462

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 09 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 09 Wed 17:30 - 21:00 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Doug Wilson

Course Outline

Cost

$604.97

Notes

  1. No class on Wednesday November 11

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

In Progress

CRN 41253

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 16 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 16 Wed 13:30 - 16:45 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

Cost

$604.97

Notes

  1. No class on Wednesday November 11

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

In Progress

CRN 31331

Thu Sep 10 - Thu Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 17 Thu 13:30 - 16:20 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Ronald Kessler

Course Outline

Cost

$614.97

Notes

  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.

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

In Progress

Winter 2021

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 44268

Mon Jan 04 - Mon Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 29 Mon 17:30 - 21:15 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Doug Wilson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$604.97

Notes

  1. No class Feb 15
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 11538

Tue Jan 05 - Tue Mar 30 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 30 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Michael Atkinson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$614.97

Notes

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

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 78232

Tue Jan 05 - Sat Apr 03 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Apr 03 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Zuzana Fromm

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$604.57

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must have textbook by first day of class Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Exams will take place on Feb 3, March 3, March 31. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

}

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 87255

Tue Jan 05 - Tue Mar 30 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 30 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Percy Christon-Quao

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$614.97

Notes

  1. Guided learning 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.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

}

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 87744

Tue Jan 05 - Sat Apr 03 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Apr 03 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Zuzana Fromm

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$604.57

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must have textbook by first day of class Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Exams will take place on Feb 3, March 3, March 31. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

}

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 47357

Wed Jan 06 - Wed Mar 31 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 31 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Michael Atkinson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$604.97

Notes

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

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

}

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 82138

Wed Jan 06 - Wed Apr 07 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Apr 07 Wed 13:30 - 16:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$604.97

Notes

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

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

}

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

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

Related Programs

ECON 2100 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
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  4. Advanced Human Resource Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Advanced Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  6. Business Administration
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  7. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  8. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  9. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  10. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  11. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  12. Business Fundamentals
    Full-time   Associate Certificate
  13. Business Information Technology Management (Artificial Intelligence Management Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  14. Business Information Technology Management (Enterprise Systems Management Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  15. Business Information Technology Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  16. Business Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  17. Business Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  18. Business Operations Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  19. Finance
    Full-time   Diploma
  20. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  21. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  22. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  23. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma
  24. Financial Planning
    Full-time   Diploma
  25. Fire Executive Management
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  26. General Insurance and Risk Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  27. Global Business Studies
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  28. Human Resource Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  29. International Business Management (Global Supply Chain Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  30. International Business Management (International Business Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  31. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
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  37. Marketing Management
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Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Cei Digital: Mindtap For Principles Of Microeconomics, 8Th Ed
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2019
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-17688-797-1
Price $105.50
Choose One

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Principles Of Microeconomics, 8Th + Mindtap (12 Months)
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2019
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17691-755-5
Price $159.95
Choose One

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Econ 2100 Custom Microeconomics + Myeconlab For 2019
Author Ragan
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13652-980-4
Price $99.95
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Image not available
Cei Digital: Mindtap For Principles Of Microeconomics, 8Th Ed
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2019
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-17688-797-1
Price $105.50
Choose One

Image not available
Principles Of Microeconomics, 8Th + Mindtap (12 Months)
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2019
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17691-755-5
Price $159.95
Choose One

Winter 2021

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2021 offerings of this course.

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