Economics: Global Banking and International Trade (Concentration)


Looking to become an expert in global economics and international business? The Economics Global Banking and International Trade concentration will enhance your international business proficiency. You'll take courses in Globalization and the World Economy, International Trade Issues, Global Banking, International Financial Management and more. When paired with a Financial Services BBA or a Management BBA, you’ll graduate ready to start a career in banks, credit unions and trust companies.  

In order to take this concentration, you must be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program at Douglas College.  

Admissions Requirements

There are no separate admission requirements for a concentration, but you must be enrolled in a degree program in order to complete a concentration.


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Program Requirements

Curriculum Framework

Concentration in Economics: Global Banking and International Trade

  • This concentration is available for any Bachelor's degree student at Douglas College
  • Successful completion of 12 credits
  • A minimum of six (6) credits of upper level (3000 and 4000) coursework is required
  • Students who have already taken and received credits for the required and elective course(s) in their Bachelor's degree program can also apply the course(s) towards the requirements for the Concentration

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits

Required course:

ECON 2408

Money and Banking


Select 3 courses from the following eligible options (9 credits):

ECON 1103

Globalization and the World Economy


ECON 1250

Principles of Macroeconomics


ECON 2298

Introduction to Financial Economics


ECON 2491

Canadian Macroeconomic Policy


ECON 3300

International Trade Issues (or equivalent)


ECON 3450

Intermediate Macroeconomics


ECON 3408

Global Banking


FINC 3305

International Financial Management (with permission)


Total Credits



Program Guidelines

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