Economics: Theory and Quantitative Methods (Concentration)


Become an expert in economics and the world of business with the Economics Theory and Quantitative methods concentration. This concentration teaches you fundamental concepts, theory and analytical methods in economics – which, when paired with your bachelor’s degree – will give you an all-encompassing view of the business world. You’ll take economics courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics and more. Once you graduate, you’ll have the economics knowledge needed to become a leader in your future workplace.  

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: Theory and Quantitative Methods

  • 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

Select 4 courses from the following eligible options (12 credits):

ECON 1150

Principles of Microeconomics


ECON 1250

Principles of Macroeconomics


ECON 2350 or
ECON 3201

Managerial Economics or
Intermediate Microeconomics


ECON 3450

Intermediate Macroeconomics


ECON 4495 or
BUSN 3431 or
MARK 4441

Introduction to Econometrics or
Business Statistics II or
Marketing Research


Total Credits



Program Guidelines

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