College Courses

 

Economics

ECON 100 Microeconomics (3)

This course examines microeconomic principles including supply and demand, consumption, production, exchange, and market and firm equilibrium under different competitive conditions. These concepts are applied to various situations in the Canadian economy.

ECON 101 Macroeconomics (3)

This course examines macroeconomic principles including determining national income, money and banking systems, and basic fiscal and monetary policies. Other economic conditions such as unemployment, inflation, and economic growth are looked at both within Canada and the international economy.

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100 Microeconomics

ECON 315 Development Economics (3)

A review of the economic development in select majority world countries. The relevance of resources, financial institutions, government action and regional differences to problems of industrialization in these countries will be studied in the light of past and current theories of economic development.

Prerequisite(s): ECON 101 Macroeconomics

ECON 420 Labour Economics (3)

This course applies basic economic theory to labour supply and demand, the determination of wages and overall compensation, including the purposes and functions of unions in both public and private sectors.

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100 Microeconomics and ECON 101 Macroeconomics