ECON 101 Canadian Microeconomics Issues

Topics include an overview of economic systems, the operation of markets, the organization and behaviour of producers, and an evaluation of the performance of markets. Throughout, issues related to the cost and value of things, and to the incentives to buy and produce, will be discussed.
3 CR / (3,0)

ECON 102 Canadian Macroeconomics Issues

This course introduces economic models that help a person think through issues such as unemployment, inflation, taxation, the role of government in the macro-economy, and international trade. This course is aimed at liberal arts and business diploma students who wish to become more familiar with the economic issues of the day as well as with the ways that the economy influences our livelihoods.
3 CR / (3,0)

ECON 201 Principles of Economics — Microeconomics

This course examines the market system’s inner workings, characterized by supply and demand. Various market structures such as perfect competition and monopolies are studied. Time is spent looking at ways in which the market system “fails,” leading to discussions about government’s role, in certain circumstances, as a possible replacement for the market system. By the end of this course, the student should have the ability to analyze the impact of events on the price and production of goods and services.

Prerequisite: One of Math 12 or Precalculus 12 or Foundations of Math 12 or MATH 044 (with a grade of “C+” or higher) or MATH 045 (with a grade of “C+” or higher) or MATH 100 or MATH 101 or MATH 145
3 CR / (3,0)

ECON 202 Principles of Economics — Macroeconomics

Beginning with the techniques for measuring important variables such as GDP, unemployment, and the price level, the course will develop a model of the economy with which various “shocks” can be analyzed. How the government uses its spending, taxation, and control of the money supply to achieve economic goals will be discussed. By the end of the course the student should have the ability to analyze the macroeconomic impact of most events influencing the economy.

Prerequisite: Math 12 or Pre-calculus 12 or Foundations of Math 12 or MATH 044 (with a grade of “C+” or higher) or MATH 045 (with a grade of “C+” or higher) or MATH 100 or MATH 101 or MATH 145
3 CR / (3,0)

ECON 207 Managerial Economics

This course is an application of economic theory to a variety of management and planning decisions such as output maximization and cost minimization given the constraints faced by the firms.

Prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202
3 CR / (3,0)

Economics

  • Credential: Individual University Classes
  • Type: Full-time or part-time
  • Campus: Prince George; individual courses also offered in Quesnel
  • Fees: $3,399 (one year of courses)
These fees are an estimate.