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Economics Minor


This minor may be applied towards any KPU bachelor's degree.

Admission Requirements

Students pursuing a Minor in Economics must be admitted to KPU for undergraduate studies.

Declaration Requirements

Students pursuing this minor must declare their intention prior to graduation. A minor may only be declared as part of a bachelor’s degree.

Curricular Requirements

Core Requirements

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

1000-2000 Level

Students are required to complete 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’s degree 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-2017

How to Declare:

Applying to KPU:

Last Updated: 13-Jun-2018

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