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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

$581.00 - $620.99 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are six offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 60249

Tue Apr 10 - Sat Jul 07 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jul 07 Online

Instructor

Zuzana Fromm

Course Outline

Cost

$581.00

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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
  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 21204

Wed Apr 11 - Wed Jul 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jul 04 Wed 18:30 - 22:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 114

Instructor

Kevin Richter

Course Outline

Cost

$586.71

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

In Progress

CRN 21203

Mon Apr 23 - Mon Jun 11 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 23 - Jun 11 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 481

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

Cost

$581.00

Notes

  1. No class May 21

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

In Progress

CRN 60581

Mon May 07 - Mon Aug 20 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 07 - May 14 Mon 09:00 - 12:20 BBY NE01 Rm. 209
May 21 - Aug 20 Mon 09:00 - 12:20 BBY NE01 Rm. 216

Instructor

Percy Christon-Quao

Course Outline

Cost

$586.71

Notes

  1. Please note: No class May 21, July 2 or August 6 due to stat holidays.

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

In Progress

CRN 63096

Mon Jun 18 - Wed Aug 08 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 18 - Aug 08 Mon/Wed 13:00 - 16:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 205

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$586.71

Notes

  1. No classes on July 2 and August 6

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

Full

CRN 50978

Tue Jun 19 - Thu Aug 02 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 19 - Aug 02 Tue/Thu 09:00 - 12:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 204

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$586.71

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

Full

Fall 2018

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

CRN 30800

Tue Sep 04 - Tue Dec 04 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 04 Tue 18:00 - 21:15 BBY SW03 Rm. 1750

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$588.69

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 41253

Wed Sep 05 - Wed Dec 05 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Dec 05 Wed 13:00 - 16:15 DTC Rm. 481

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$581.55

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

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

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$620.99

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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

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

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$620.99

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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 37953

Tue Sep 11 - Sat Dec 08 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Dec 08 Online

Instructor

Zuzana Fromm

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$581.55

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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 30801

Wed Sep 12 - Wed Dec 05 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 05 Wed 18:30 - 22:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 3170

Instructor

Michael Atkinson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$588.69

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 32462

Wed Sep 12 - Wed Dec 05 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 05 Wed 17:30 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 420

Instructor

Doug Wilson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$581.55

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 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

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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.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 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.

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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 Peter Fortura, Shahram Manouchehri
Publisher Nelson College Indigenous
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.

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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

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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 Peter Fortura, Shahram Manouchehri
Publisher Nelson College Indigenous
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-17674-540-0
Price $21.95
Optional

PT BMS

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Custom Economics Today Micro View W/ Myeconlab Rvp
Author Miller
Copyright 2014
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-32306-245-6
Price $152.50
Required

Fall 2018

No information on books is currently available for Fall 2018 offerings of this course.

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