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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

$579.44 - $614.97 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2021

Below are nine 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

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.

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

In Progress

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

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.

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 43309

Tue Jan 05 - Tue Apr 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Apr 13 Tue 14:30 - 17:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ronald Kessler

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$614.97

Notes

  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. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date. For details on technology requirements, please refer to https://www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. Please send any inquiries regarding this section to the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway at schanway@bcit.ca. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. 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 has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

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

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.

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 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

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.

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

In Progress

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.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

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

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.

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

In Progress

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

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.

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

In Progress

CRN 43319

Thu Jan 07 - Thu Apr 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 15 Thu 14:30 - 17:20 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ronald Kessler

Course Outline

Cost

$614.97

Notes

  1. 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. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date. For details on technology requirements, please refer to https://www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. Please send any inquiries regarding this section to the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway at schanway@bcit.ca. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. 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

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 60249

Tue Apr 06 - Sat Jul 03 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jul 03 Online Delivery
See Notes below
May 05 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Jun 02 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Jun 30 Wed 17:30 - 19:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Zuzana Fromm

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$579.44

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.

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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10 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:22 pm (PST). Of these 10, 7 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 21204

Wed Apr 07 - Wed Jun 30 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 - Jun 30 Wed 18:30 - 22:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Kevin Richter

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$614.57

Notes

  1. Your instructor may choose to structure this course using the entire scheduled time for synchronous delivery, or use a mix of synchronous and asynchronous, or choose primarily an asynchronous delivery structure where you are not required to be in attendance at the scheduled time every week. Regardless of the structure, you are required to be available at all scheduled course days and times, at the instructor’s discretion, for the entire duration of the course. Your instructor will advise you in the first week of class about the structure of your course.
  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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12 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:22 pm (PST). Of these 12, 11 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 66583

Thu Apr 08 - Thu Jul 08 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jul 08 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Michael Atkinson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$604.57

Notes

  1. No classes on July 1 Your instructor may choose to structure this course using the entire scheduled time for synchronous delivery, or use a mix of synchronous and asynchronous, or choose primarily an asynchronous delivery structure where you are not required to be in attendance at the scheduled time every week. Regardless of the structure, you are required to be available at all scheduled course days and times, at the instructor’s discretion, for the entire duration of the course. Your instructor will advise you in the first week of class about the structure of your course.
  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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13 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:22 pm (PST). Of these 13, 9 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 21203

Mon Apr 19 - Wed Jun 09 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 19 - Jun 09 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$604.57

Notes

  1. No class May 24 Your instructor may choose to structure this course using the entire scheduled time for synchronous delivery, or use a mix of synchronous and asynchronous, or choose primarily an asynchronous delivery structure where you are not required to be in attendance at the scheduled time every week. Regardless of the structure, you are required to be available at all scheduled course days and times, at the instructor’s discretion, for the entire duration of the course. Your instructor will advise you in the first week of class about the structure of your course.
  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.

}

17 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:22 pm (PST). Of these 17, 13 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 58327

Wed May 12 - Wed Aug 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 12 - Aug 04 Wed 09:00 - 12:20 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Angie Mak

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$614.97

Notes

  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.
  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.

}

7 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:22 pm (PST). Of these 7, 3 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 63096

Mon Jun 21 - Wed Aug 11 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 21 - Aug 11 Mon/Wed 13:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$614.57

Notes

  1. No classes on August 2 Your instructor may choose to structure this course using the entire scheduled time for synchronous delivery, or use a mix of synchronous and asynchronous, or choose primarily an asynchronous delivery structure where you are not required to be in attendance at the scheduled time every week. Regardless of the structure, you are required to be available at all scheduled course days and times, at the instructor’s discretion, for the entire duration of the course. Your instructor will advise you in the first week of class about the structure of your course.
  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.

}

7 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:22 pm (PST). Of these 7, 5 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 50978

Tue Jun 22 - Thu Aug 12 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 22 - Aug 12 Tue/Thu 09:00 - 12:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$614.57

Notes

  1. no classes on July 1 Your instructor may choose to structure this course using the entire scheduled time for synchronous delivery, or use a mix of synchronous and asynchronous, or choose primarily an asynchronous delivery structure where you are not required to be in attendance at the scheduled time every week. Regardless of the structure, you are required to be available at all scheduled course days and times, at the instructor’s discretion, for the entire duration of the course. Your instructor will advise you in the first week of class about the structure of your course.
  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.

}

18 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:22 pm (PST). Of these 18, 13 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

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

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    Part-time   Diploma
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    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate
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    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Advanced Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  6. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  7. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  8. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  9. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  10. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
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    Part-time   Certificate
  15. Business Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  16. Business Operations Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  17. Finance
    Full-time   Diploma
  18. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  19. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  20. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  21. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma
  22. Financial Planning
    Full-time   Diploma
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  24. General Insurance and Risk Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  25. Global Business Studies
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  26. Human Resource Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  27. International Business Management (Global Supply Chain Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  28. International Business Management (International Business Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  29. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  30. Marketing Management
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    Full-time   Diploma
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  35. Marketing Management
    Full-time   Diploma

Books & Supplies

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

Winter 2021

Books for Winter 2021 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, 8Th + Mindtap (12 Months)
Author Mankiw
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2019
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17691-755-5
Price $159.95
Required

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

Spring/Summer 2021

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2021 offerings of this course.

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