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Econonmics (ECON)

ECON 111 Principles of Microeconomics
3 Credits

A detailed study of sectors of the Canadian economy and of?economic policies in Canada. Monetary and financial issues will?be presented in various contexts and from various viewpoints. ?Traditional microeconomic theory of the firm, industrial?organization, consumer and price behaviour, allocation of?resources will be analyzed. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English 12 or equivalent

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ECON 112 Principles of Macroeconomics
3 Credits

We will engage in an analysis and discussion of major concepts,?theories, perceptions and policies related to how economic?systems work, how wealth is created and distributed, why there?are business cycles, how government intervention affects us, how?markets work, why trade is important, why we speak of developed?and underdeveloped areas. Theoretical tools and conceptual?models from various schools of thought will be used as?guidelines and will be tested for validity. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English 12 or equivalent

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ECON 150 Micro Economics
3 Credits

An introductory course in microeconomics designed to give the?student insight into how an economy functions. The course?describes how the interaction of supply and demand determines?price and quantity traded. The necessary foundation will be?provided to enable the successful student to make informed?decisions in a free market business environment. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English 12 or equivalent and ?Math 11, or Applications of Math 12, or Principles of Math?11

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ECON 151 Macro Economics
3 Credits

An introductory course in macroeconomics designed to give the?student insight into how an economy functions. The course?describes how the interaction of supply and demand determines?price and quantity traded. The necessary foundation will be?provided to enable the successful student to make informed?decisions in a free market business environment. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English 12 or equivalent and?Math 11, or Applications of Math 12, or Principles of Math?11

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ECON 220 Money and Banking
3 Credits

Introduction to the workings of financial markets with special?attention to the role of money and financial institutions such?as banks, functioning of the financial system; money and what it?does to financial instruments and their characteristics;?consumer choices among financial instruments; what determines?interest rates; role of financial institutions and their?regulation; money supply process; and the Bank of Canada and the?workings of monetary policy. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
ECON 111 and ECON 112 or ?ECON 150 and ECON 151

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ECON 222 Resources and the Economy?Of BC
3 Credits

This course will consider the role of natural resources in the?BC economy. The economics of the province's major natural?resources and the design of policies for their use will be?analyzed. Topics include: overview of the BC economy; natural?resources and the economy - macro and micro perspectives;?examination of resource sectors; forests, fisheries, minerals?and energy; and, sustainable development in a resource-based?economy. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
ECON 111 and 112 or ?ECON 151 and ECON 151

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