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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

UPI Study, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Economics 251: Microeconomics


Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

March 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: core microeconomic principles; focusing on their real-world applications and implications for business strategy; grasp and critically evaluate key concepts like scarcity; supply and demand, and consumer behavior; linking these to producer decision-making and market dynamics; analyze the role of technology and government intervention in shaping economic landscapes, assessing their impacts on business operations and market structures; build proficiency in analyzing complex economic scenarios, applying microeconomic theories to facilitate strategic and informed business decisions; explore the nuances of various market structures, understanding their characteristics and influence on resource allocation and competitive strategies; and gain a comprehensive perspective on the regulatory environment, including taxation, trade policies, and antitrust laws, and their effects on business and economic activities.


The course is self-paced, and instruction is delivered through online video and text lessons. Students are assessed through quizzes, assignments and a proctored final exam. Major topics include introduction to microeconomics; supply and demand in microeconomics; consumer behavior and microeconomics; producers in microeconomics; business structures and barriers to entry; accounting and economic costs; market structures in economics; scarce economic resource markets; business technology, research and development; and government issues in microeconomics.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate/certificate degree category OR in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Economics, Business Administration, Business, Accounting, Management, Marketing, Finance, or Financial Management (1/24)