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Economics (Minor)

Faculty: Commerce & Business Administration
Department: Economics
Credits: 27.0
Credential: Minor
curriculum framework
  • This minor is available for any Bachelor’s degree student
  • Successful completion of 27 credits
  • 15 credits upper level course work required
  • Courses taken as a part of another credential can still be used to meet the requirements for this minor. For example, students taking the BBA Accounting are required to take ECON 1150 for their major, but this course would also satisfy the ECON 1150 requirement for this minor and contributes three credits towards this minor’s 27 required credits.

Course Requirements:

Option 1: Applied Area: Economic Policy Analysis
Course Number Course Title Credits

Required Courses:

ECON 1150

Principles of Microeconomics

3.00

ECON 1250

Principles of Macroeconomics

3.00

ECON 3101

Introduction to Public Policy and Administration

3.00

Upper Level ECON electives

Any three upper level ECON courses (3000-4000)

9.00

Select two courses from the following five options (see note 1):

ECON 1103

Globalization and the World Economy

3.00

ECON 2460

Environmental Economics

3.00

ECON 2490

Canadian Microeconomic Policy

3.00

ECON 2491

Canadian Macroeconomic Policy

3.00

ECON 2350

Managerial Economics

3.00

Select one course from the following four options:

 

ECON 3201

Intermediate Microeconomics

3.00

ECON 3300

North American International Trade Issues

3.00

ECON 3360

Cost Benefit Analysis and Evaluation

3.00

ECON 3445

Urban and Regional Economics

3.00

Total Credits

 

27.00

   

Option 2: Applied Area: International Economics

Course Number

Course Title

Credits

Required Courses:

ECON 1150

Principles of Microeconomics

3.00

ECON 1250

Principles of Macroeconomics

3.00

ECON 2408

Money and Banking

3.00

Upper Level ECON electives

Any three upper level ECON courses (3000-4000)

9.00

Select one course from the following three options (see note 1):

ECON 1103

Globalization and the World Economy

3.00

ECON 2298

Introduction to Financial Economics

3.00

ECON 2491

Canadian Macroeconomic Policy

3.00

Select two courses from the following four options:

ECON 3300

North American International Trade Issues

3.00

ECON 3400

International Economics and Finance

3.00

ECON 3408

Global Banking

3.00

ECON 3450

Intermediate Macroeconomics

3.00

Total Credits

 

27.00

   

Option 3: Applied Area: General Economics

Required Courses:

ECON 1150

Principles of Microeconomics

3.00

ECON 1250

Principles of Macroeconomics

3.00

Lower Level ECON electives

Select two lower level ECON courses (1000-2000) see note 1.

6.00

Upper Level ECON electives

Select five upper level ECON courses (3000-4000)

15.00

Total Credits

 

27.00

Note:

1. Students may include one MATH or statistics course with the approval of the Economics department.

admission requirements

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

program cost

You can get an average cost for your program - tuition and student fees, books, uniforms, lab fees etc - on the Program Cost page. 

Only programs approved for student loan funding are listed on the Program Cost page. For all other programs, refer to the Tuition Fee page.

curriculum 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.