Economics: Bachelor of Arts Minor


Economics students begin their first year of studies with courses that provide a foundation in microeconomics and macroeconomics principles. In their second year, students will build on their foundation of economic principles and take two additional economics courses that will broaden their knowledge. Students will be able to select from a number of theory and field courses. Third and fourth year courses will offer specialized topics to provide students with a broad understanding of the discipline.

Students can earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) - 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.

Career Opportunities

The BA Minor in Economics provides students with a solid understanding of economic principles as well as analytical and problem-solving skills. Training in Economics is an excellent foundation for students who wish to go on to complete advanced professional degrees such as law, community development, or business.

The study of Economics prepares students for careers in banking, financial advising and analysis, stock broking, journalism, real estate, insurance, international trade and diplomacy, teaching, and all levels of government careers.

For further information on the Economics: Bachelor of Arts Minor, please book an appointment with an Arts Degree Advisor at Advisor Connect.

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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.

For further information on the Economics: Associate of Arts Degree, please book an appointment with an Arts Degree Advisor at Advisor Connect.

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