Economics: Policy Analysis and Management (Concentration)


With the Economics Policy Analysis and Management concentration, you'll learn how decisions are made at the local and federal levels. You'll get to know the inner workings of economics so that you can understand the environmental impact, transportation and growth decisions of your local communities. You'll take economics courses in Public Policy and Administration, Urban and Regional Economics, Cost-Benefit Analysis and Evaluation, Environmental Economics and more. 

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: Policy Analysis and Management

  • 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 or 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 3101

Introduction to Public Policy and Administration


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

ECON 1103

Globalization and the World Economy


ECON 1150

Principles of Microeconomics


ECON 2460

Environmental Economics


ECON 2490

Canadian Microeconomic Policy


ECON 3445

Urban and Regional Economics


ECON 3300

International Trade Issues (or equivalent)


ECON 3360

Cost Benefit Analysis and Evaluation


BUSN 3310

Business Management or equivalent (with permission)


Total Credits




Program Guidelines

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