Economics: Associate of Arts Degree
The Associate Degree is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students for work, citizenship and an enriched life as an educated person, and to lay a solid foundation for further study in the field of Economics.
This program of study is recommended for students interested in pursuing a career in economics or finance and is designed to provide the foundations required for upper level courses.
The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.
Students intending to graduate with this School of Business degree must declare the credential. At the time of declaration, the student must satisfy all of the following requirements:
- In good academic standing with the University
- Completion of a minimum of 15 credits of undergraduate coursework.
Within the framework of the Associate of Arts degree, you must complete at least 60 credits with a minimum grade of C in each course including the following:
|ECON 1150||Principles of Microeconomics||3 credits|
|ECON 1250||Principles of Macroeconomics||3 credits|
|ECON 2210||Money & Banking||3 credits|
|ECON 2350||Intermediate Microeconomics I||3 credits|
|POLI 1125||Introduction to Political Science||3 credits|
|POLI 2150||States, Markets, Globalization: International Political Economy||3 credits|
|SOCI 1125||Introduction to Sociology||3 credits|
|SOCI 2260||Research Methods in Sociology||3 credits|
|ECON 2255||Globalization in an Economic Framework||3 credits|
|ECON 2260||Environmental Economics||3 credits|
|ECON 2280||Labour Economics||3 credits|
|MATH 1120||Differential Calculus||3 credits|
|MATH 1130||Calculus for Life Sciences 1||3 credits|
|MATH 1140||Calculus 1 (Business Applications)||3 credits|
|MATH 2315||Probability and Statistics||3 credits|
|MATH 2341||Introduction to Statistics for Business||4 credits|
|PSYC 2300||Applied Statistics||3 credits|
|PHIL 1145||Critical Thinking||3 credits|
|PHIL 1150||Basic Logic||3 credits|
|PHIL 1155||Scientific Reasoning||3 credits|
Students intending on pursuing a Major or Minor in Economics are encouraged to take a second course in calculus and a course in linear algebra. Those pursuing a degree in Finance should also take Accelerated Introductory Financial Accounting.
Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive an Associate of Arts Degree in Economics.
At a Glance
School of Business
- Associate Degree
- Open intake
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