ECON 1013 Introduction to Microeconomics | College of Extended Learning | UNB

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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, 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, contact

Contact the instructor to request a syllabus.

Instructor: Dr. Weiqiu Yu
Prerequisite: None

What you will learn

This course is designed to help you:

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

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)
  • Midterm test (30%)
  • 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 our payment options.

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