Academic Calendar Winter/Summer 2018


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: 28-29 credits

Course Title Credits
ECON 100 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
STAT 106 Statistics I 4
MATH 111 Calculus I 3-4
or MATH 141 Calculus for Business
BUS 143 Introductory Financial Accounting I 3
BUS 249 Introduction to Finance (formerly BUS 149, 162) 3
BUS 226/
ECON 226
Economics and Business Statistics (formerly BUS 301/ECON 301) 3
Two of: 6
ECON 203 Comparative Economic Systems
ECON 207 Introduction to Strategic Thinking
ECON 215 Canadian Economic Issues
GEOG 242/
ECON 242
Economic Geography

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/
GEOG 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 Financial Management 3
BUS 449/
ECON 449
Financial Management II 3
MATH 308 Linear Programming (see Note) 3

Note: 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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