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Economics: Bachelor of Arts Minor


Students can earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Minor in Economics or a Double Minor by pairing a BA Minor in Economics with a BA Minor in such fields as Anthropology, Criminology, Creative Writing, English, Geography, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology.

Admission Requirements

The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.

Declaration Requirements

Students pursuing this minor must declare their intention prior to graduation.

Curricular Requirements

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree must complete all requirements in the Bachelor of Arts framework in addition to their major or minor program requirements.

Core Requirements

  ECON 1150 Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
  ECON 1250 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 credits

1000-2000 Level

Students will be required to take six more credits in Economics from the courses listed below.
  ECON 1110 Making Economic Sense of Life 3 credits
  ECON 2210 Money and Banking 3 credits
  ECON 2255 Globalization in an Economic Framework 3 credits
  ECON 2260 Environmental Economics 3 credits
  ECON 2280 Labour Economics 3 credits
  ECON 2350 Intermediate Microeconomics 3 credits
  BUQU 2100 Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics 3 credits

3000-4000 Level

Students will be required to take fifteen credits in Economics from the courses listed below, including at least three credits from courses at the 4000 level.
  ECON 3100 Economics and Sustainability 3 credits
  ECON 3150 Managerial Economics 3 credits
  ECON 3211 Economic History of Canada 3 credits
  ECON 3251 Women and the Economy 3 credits
  ECON 3270 Industrial Organization 3 credits
  ECON 3333 Introductory Econometrics 3 credits
  ECON 3350 Intermediate Microeconomics II 3 credits
  ECON 3362 Natural Resource Economics 3 credits
  ECON 3450 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3 credits
  ECON 3451 Macroeconomic Policy l 3 credits
  ECON 3455 International Economics 3 credits
  ECON 3555 Economic Development 3 credits
  ECON 4451 Macroeconomic Policy ll 3 credits
  ECON 4700 The Economics of Crime 3 credits
  ECON 4710 Law and Economics 3 credits
  ECON 4900 Special Topics in Economics 3 credits

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of the minor as part of a Bachelor of Arts program, transcripts will indicate a Minor in Economics.

At a Glance

School of Business

Program Type:

  • Undergraduate

Credential Granted:

  • Baccalaureate Degree

Offered At:

  • KPU Langley  Langley
  • KPU Richmond  Richmond
  • KPU Surrey  Surrey

Start Date(s):

  • Fall Intake (September)  September
  • Spring Intake (January)  January
  • Summer Intake (May)  May

Intake Type:

  • Open Intake  Open intake


  • Full-time  Full-time
  • Part-time  Part-time

Minimum Credits Required:

  • 120

Instructional Cycle:

  • Semester-based

Curriculum Effective Date:

  • 01-Sep-2011

How to Declare:

Applying to KPU:

Last Updated: 14-Jun-2016

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