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Economics major

This section specifies only the requirements for the Economics major, which may be completed as an option in the Bachelor of Arts degree. Degree students must also ensure that all other degree requirements have been met, including the requirements for declaring a major. For students who are planning on completing this Arts major within their degree program, please check the BA residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 29-30 credits

Course Title Credits
ECON 100 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
STAT 106 (formerly MATH 106) Statistics I 4
MATH 111 Calculus I 3-4
 or MATH 141 (formerly MATH 115) Calculus for Business  
BUS 143 Accounting I 3
BUS 249 (formerly BUS 149, 162) Essentials of Finance 3
BUS 226/ECON 226 Economics and Business Statistics 4
Two of:   6
ECON 203 Comparative Economic Systems  
ECON 207 Introduction to Strategic Thinking  
ECON 215 Canadian Economic Issues  

Upper-level requirements: 30 credits

Required courses:

Course Title Credits
ECON 307 Managerial Microeconomics 3
ECON 410 Macroeconomics and Financial Markets 3
BUS 349/ECON 349 Financial Management I 3

Students must complete seven of the following courses:

Course Title Credits
ECON 341 International Trade 3
ECON 352 Technological Progress and Economic Growth 3
ECON 360 Labour Economics 3
ECON 361 Environmental Economics 3
ECON 365 Transportation Economics 3
ECON 388 Law and Economics 3
ECON 397 Regulatory Economics 3
ECON 398 Development Economics 3
BUS 433/ECON 433 Investments 3
BUS 434/ECON 434 Risk Management and Financial Engineering 3
BUS 435/ECON 435 International Finance 3
BUS 449/ECON 449 Financial Management II 3
MATH 308 (see Note 1) Linear Programming 3

Note 1: MATH 308 is not offered on a regular basis.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

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