ECON 1013 Introduction to Microeconomics | UNB

Global Site Navigation (use tab and down arrow)

College of Extended Learning

Principles of Microeconomics

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Economics ECON 1013 Three (3) credit hours

This is an introductory course in microeconomics. It serves as a prerequisite for most if not all higher level economics courses. The objective of this course is to introduce you to basic principles of microeconomics which include demand and supply, pricing, market structure, government intervention, input markets and international trade. Students with credit in ECON 1001 may not take this course for credit.

Note: If you are a Master of Business Administration (MBA) applicant, please do not complete your application to be registered for ECON 1013 if you are in the process of seeking a waiver of the course. For more information on the waiver of the ECON 1013 course for MBA admission, please contact

Instructor: Dr. Weiqiu Yu (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None 

Why take this course?

  • Learn problem-solving skills
  • Become an informed citizen
  • Gain a foundation for a career in business, economics, and law

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 13 x Quizzes (best 10 counted, 20% total)
  • 1 x Midterm Test (30%)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 50%)

The exam(s) for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser and Monitor). This is a free tool provided with this course, a webcam is required. More information will be given once you have been registered.

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.