ECON 3013


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Course No. and Title:

ECON 3013 Economic Theory I: Microeconomics

Credit Value:

Three (3) credit hours

Course Description:

Microeconomics has two main purposes. First, it is a foundation course in the study of economics; it provides the essential building blocks for higher level economics and finance courses. Second, microeconomics can be directly applied to help solve the day-to-day decisions of business managers; issues such as pricing, production, advertising, and strategic interaction.

Prerequisite: Any Economics course
Course Author:

Dr. Richard McGaw, Department of Economics, University of New Brunswick

Course Features:

The course materials include a textbook (purchased separately), with lecture notes and testing over the web.

Course Format:

The course is based on 12 chapters from the textbook. Online lecture notes, access to a web site for the textbook, and email contact with the Professor provide students with material equivalent to that delivered in a live class lecture.

Course Texts:

Microeconomics 6th ed., Jeffrey Perloff; Pearson Addison-Wesley

Textbooks can be ordered from the UNB Fredericton Bookstore:
Assignments & Examinations:

Academic performance in this course will be assessed on the basis of ten online timed (15 minutes) tests, five assignments, and one written final examination. Tests are worth 20 percent of the final grade; assignments, 10 percent; and the final examination, 70 percent. The tests are frequent and results will be known so that you can easily monitor your understanding and progress.

10 Tests (15 mins each) 20%
Assignments (5 @ 2% each) 10%
Final Exam (paper based) 70%
Total Marks 100%

All mid-term exams and final exams for online courses will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form to book.

Time Limit: 6 months from registration date. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date of your course.

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable online fee per course. Fees are subject to change by the Board of Governors.
More information on fees for this course.

Methods of Payment:

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Cash (Do not send in the mail. Please deliver to the College of Extended Learning, 2nd Level, Wu Centre, UNB Fredericton Campus)
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Apply Now!
If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.