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Economics

Economics

Associate of Arts Degree in Economics

How would you manage the world's resources?

How do markets function? How does government economic policy affect individuals and businesses?

You will learn to apply economic theories to analyze market changes, consumer choices, competition, business cycles, and the effects of trade. You will gain exposure to banking and financial markets, managerial economics, and quantitative methods. The analytical skills you develop in this program are useful in a career in economics or business, and in your personal decision-making.

What you'll learn

This two-year, 20-course program will give you a head start in economics, statistics, science and English, as well as your choice of electives to round out your education.

As a graduate, you can choose to continue your studies, or you could find employment in academia, in a bank, within government, business, international development or research organizations.

Transfer your credits to university

As a graduate, you can continue towards a degree from many universities:

Work experience option

As an Associate Degree student, you can gain practical work experience through Co-operative Education or an Internship. Work terms are available after you've completed at least eight courses.

What's an Associate Degree?

An associate degree is a two-year academic program made up of 20 university-level courses. It is a stand-alone provincial credential you can list on your resume, as well as a good option to consider if you plan to continue your education to complete a university degree.

Camosun offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees. Because an associate degree programs provide some flexibility with course choices and scheduling, you can study full-time or part-time, and potentially year round.

Camosun's academic advisors are available to help you understand how to choose the right courses to meet your educational goals. With this assistance, you will be able to make informed choices to ensure the courses you select will be usable for the specific university program you'd like to pursue.

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Credential
Associate degree
Length
Two years
Study Options
Full-time or part-time
Work Experience
Optional co-op or internship
Start
September, January
Campus
Lansdowne, Interurban
School
Arts & Science/Business
Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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