The Canadian Economy

Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Economics
Course Code
ECON 1101
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 Weeks X 4 Hours per Week = 60 Hours
Max Class Size
35
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Seminar
Typically Offered
To be determined
Campus
Online

Overview

Course Description
This course will provide the student with an economics framework for the analysis of the Canadian economy. Topics will include supply and demand, economic goals, monetary policy, fiscal policy and market structure. Issues of current economic interest will be discussed.
Course Content
  1. Introduction and basic concepts.
  2. Economic goals, e.g., price stability, high employment, growth.
  3. Government of Canada economic indicators.
  4. Model(s) of income determination.
  5. The money supply, Bank of Canada and monetary policy.
  6. Fiscal policy, stabilizers, public debt.
  7. International economics.
  8. Demand, supply and elasticities.
  9. The labour market.
  10. Perfect and imperfect competition.
  11. Current economic issues
Methods Of Instruction

Lectures and seminars.

Means of Assessment
Term Tests 40% - 70%
Term Paper and/or Written Assignment(s)  0% - 20%
Final Examination 30% - 40%
Participation and/or quizzes  0% - 10%
          100%

THERE WILL BE A MINIMUM OF THREE (3) EVALUATIONS.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, the successful student should be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the basic terminology of economics;
  2. examine and evaluate the degree to which the goals of the economy are currently achieved;
  3. apply various analytical concepts required in the study of macro and microeconomics.
Textbook Materials

Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students

Hird, H. Richard.  Working with Economics, Latest Ed.  Toronto: Maxwell MacMillan Canada Inc.

Requisites

Prerequisites

BC Pre-Calculus 11

Corequisites

Courses listed here must be completed either prior to or simultaneously with this course:

  • No corequisite courses

Equivalencies

Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:

  • No equivalency courses

Requisite for

This course is not required for any other course.

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU ECON 1XX (3) 2004/09/01 to -
College of the Rockies (COTR) COTR ECON 100 (3) 2013/09/01 to -
Coquitlam College (COQU) COQU ECON 100 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU ECON 1101 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Langara College (LANG) LANG ECON 1119 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU ECON 1XX (3), B-Soc 2004/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU ECON 111 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU ECON 1220 (3) 2011/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU ECON 1110 (3) 2010/09/01 to 2011/08/31
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU ECON 1XX (3) 2004/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) UBCO ECON 112 (3) 2005/05/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV ECON 1st (3) 2004/09/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC ECON 1XX (3) 2004/09/01 to -
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV ECON 215 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC ECON 100 (1.5) 2004/09/01 to -
Vancouver Island University (VIU) VIU ECON 100 (3) 2004/09/01 to -

Course Offerings

Winter 2021

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
12028
Wed
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Xiang
Haitao
Open
Online
This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
0
35
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
12:30 - 15:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
12353
Mon Wed
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Solyom
Michael
Open
Online
This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
0
35
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon Wed
12:30 - 14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
13111
Mon
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Midgley
Rodney
Open
Online
This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
0
35
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon
15:30 - 18:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
13343
Tue
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Demeke
Abera Birhanu
Open
Online
This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
0
35
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
11:30 - 14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
13900
Fri
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Demeke
Abera Birhanu
Open
Online
This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
0
35
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Fri
8:30 - 11:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
15196
Sat
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Xiang
Haitao
Open
Online
ECON 1101 070 - This section is on Saturdays.

This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
0
35
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Sat
9:00 - 11:50