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ECON 2100 - Microeconomics

Economics Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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

$588.69 - $623.97 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 34907

Thu Sep 06 - Thu Dec 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 13 Thu 13:30 - 16:20 BBY NE01 Rm. 216

Instructor

Ronald Kessler

Course Outline

Cost

$588.69

Notes

  1. This course will be taught along with international students enrolled in the BMS program The course may be modified from other sections of PTS to meet their needs. Students: Please do not purchase a textbook prior to this class.

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

In Progress

CRN 36851

Thu Sep 06 - Thu Dec 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 13 Thu 09:30 - 12:20 BBY NE01 Rm. 406

Instructor

Ronald Kessler

Course Outline

Cost

$588.69

Notes

  1. This course will be taught along with international students enrolled in the BMS program The course may be modified from other sections of PTS to meet their needs. Students: Please do not purchase a textbook prior to this class.

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

Winter 2019

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 43309

Thu Jan 10 - Thu Apr 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 18 Thu 09:30 - 12:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 402

Instructor

Ronald Kessler

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$623.97

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This section of the course requires DEPARTMENTAL APPROVAL to enter, because it is run concurrently with the Business Fundamentals (BFUN) Program. Priority is given to students who have joined the program: https://www.bcit.ca/study/programs/7985acert, but we anticipate some seats will be released for general enrolment If the program is not showing “full”, then there are seats available for general registration. If you wish to enter this course, please fill out the form at this link https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/GVG6MJK Do NOT contact the Program Assistant to get approval. We will contact you within a few working days to let you know our decision. This section is for students attending the full-time BMS program only. Contact Ron Kessler at Ron_Kessler@bcit.ca if you have any questions. DO NOT BUY THE TEXTBOOK before the first class. IT IS NOT the same as other PTS sections

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

Registration Options

CRN 43319

Thu Jan 10 - Thu Apr 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 18 Thu 13:30 - 16:20 BBY SE06 Rm. 203

Instructor

Ronald Kessler

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$623.97

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This section of the course requires DEPARTMENTAL APPROVAL to enter, because it is run concurrently with the Business Fundamentals (BFUN) Program. Priority is given to students who have joined the program: https://www.bcit.ca/study/programs/7985acert, but we anticipate some seats will be released for general enrolment If the program is not showing “full”, then there are seats available for general registration. If you wish to enter this course, please fill out the form at this link https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/GVG6MJK Do NOT contact the Program Assistant to get approval. We will contact you within a few working days to let you know our decision. This section is for students attending the full-time BMS program only. Contact Ron Kessler at Ron_Kessler@bcit.ca if you have any questions. DO NOT BUY THE TEXTBOOK before the first class. IT IS NOT the same as other PTS sections

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

Registration Options

CRN 44268

Mon Jan 07 - Mon Apr 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 01 Mon 17:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 472

Instructor

Doug Wilson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$592.52

Notes

  1. No Class February 18

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

Full

CRN 11538

Tue Jan 08 - Tue Apr 02 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 02 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 209

Instructor

Michael Atkinson

Course Outline

Cost

$599.66

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

Full

CRN 78232

Tue Jan 08 - Sat Apr 06 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 06 Online

Instructor

Zuzana Fromm

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$592.52

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. 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

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

Full

CRN 47357

Wed Jan 09 - Wed Apr 03 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 476

Instructor

Michael Atkinson

Course Outline

Cost

$592.52

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

Full

CRN 82138

Wed Jan 09 - Wed Apr 10 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 10 Wed 13:30 - 16:45 DTC Rm. 481

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$592.52

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

Full

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

  1. Accounting
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Advanced Business Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate
  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
    Full-time   Diploma
  14. Business Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  15. Business Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  16. Business Management Studies (BMS)
    Full-time   Associate Certificate
  17. Business Operations Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  18. Finance
    Full-time   Diploma
  19. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  20. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  21. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  22. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma
  23. Financial Planning
    Full-time   Diploma
  24. Fire Executive Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate
  25. General Insurance and Risk Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  26. Global Business Studies
    Part-time   Certificate
  27. Human Resource Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  28. International Business Management (Global Supply Chain Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  29. International Business Management (International Business Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  30. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  31. Marketing Management (Tourism Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  32. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  33. Marketing Management (Entrepreneurship Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  34. Marketing Management (General Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  35. Marketing Management (Marketing Communications Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  36. Marketing Management (Professional Real Estate Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  37. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  38. Marketing Management (Tourism Management Option)
    Full-time   Diploma

Books & Supplies

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

Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 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.

Image not available
Principles Of Microeconomics W. Mindtap & Aplia 12 Month Access
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17681-849-4
Price $129.95
Required

Study Guide For Mankiw's Principles Of Microeconomics
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-17674-540-0
Price $21.95
Optional

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.

Image not available
Custom Microeconomics With Myeconlab Rvp Pkg
Author Ragan/Fromm
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-32347-881-3
Price $98.50
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.

Principles Of Microeconomics W. Mindtap & Aplia 12 Month Access
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17681-849-4
Price $129.95
Required

Study Guide For Mankiw's Principles Of Microeconomics
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-17674-540-0
Price $21.95
Optional

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 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.

Image not available
Principles Of Microeconomics W. Mindtap & Aplia 12 Month Access
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17681-849-4
Price $129.95
Required

Study Guide For Mankiw's Principles Of Microeconomics
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-17674-540-0
Price $21.95
Optional

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.

Image not available
Custom Microeconomics With Myeconlab Rvp Pkg
Author Ragan/Fromm
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-32347-881-3
Price $98.50
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.

PT

Principles Of Microeconomics W. Mindtap & Aplia 12 Month Access
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17681-849-4
Price $129.95
Required

Study Guide For Mankiw's Principles Of Microeconomics
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-17674-540-0
Price $21.95
Optional

PT 73084 (KESSLER)

Principles Of Microeconomics W. Mindtap & Aplia 12 Month Access
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17681-849-4
Price $129.95
Required

PT 77830 (KESSLER)

Principles Of Microeconomics W. Mindtap & Aplia 12 Month Access
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17681-849-4
Price $129.95
Required

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