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Program overview
4 years
Bachelor's degree
Start dates
Abbotsford
May 2020  (English)
September 2020  (English)
January 2021  (English)
May 2021  (English)
September 2021  (English)
January 2022  (English)
Courses from University of the Fraser Valley

Program description

Economics

Develop your analytical and creative thinking skills in order to understand and communicate complex economic issues facing all levels of people — from individuals to entire nations.

During your first and second year, you are introduced to the concepts of micro and macroeconomics and learn to strategically evaluate the influences and decisions contributing to the economic issues.

In your third and fourth year, you hone your critical thinking skills and expand your knowledge of international markets, consumer demands, market structure, and more.

As an Economics student, you develop:

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Quantitative and computer skills
  • The capacity for independent thought
  • A firm grounding in modern economic theory
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting
  • Knowledge of the Canadian and world economy

Admission requirements

There are three options for admission to this program:

  • Option 1: Secondary school (for students with secondary school graduation only)
  • Option 2: University entrance (for students who have attended some post-secondary school)
  • Option 3: Combined post-secondary/secondary school admission

For information about requirements for each option, please visit the program webpage. 


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Program content

Required courses include:

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Statistics I
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus for Business
  • Introductory Financial Accounting I
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Economics and Business Statistics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Macroeconomics and Financial Markets
  • Financial Management I

Tuition fees

For information about tuition fees, please visit the program webpage. 

Qualification

Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree

Continuing studies

Alternatively, you may decide to pursue graduate studies or professional degrees in areas such as business or law.

Career opportunities

An Economics degree prepares you for a wide range of careers. When you graduate, you are ready for entry level positions in financial institutions, technology companies, manufacturing corporations, governments, businesses, and non-profit organizations such as hospitals, community foundations, or charitable organizations.

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About this institute

University of the Fraser Valley

University of the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is an accredited public Canadian university which serves 15,000 students, 1,900 of which are international students. UFV offers 16 bachelor's degrees, two master's degrees, and over 100 certificates and diploma programs in areas...


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Why study at University of the Fraser Valley

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Contact info

University of the Fraser Valley

33844 King Road
V2S 7M8 Abbotsford British Columbia
Canada

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