Program at a glance
Area of Study
Arts & Humanities
Co-op / internship
Open to International
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What you'll learn
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.
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.
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.
The Associate Degree program provides 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 university program you'd like to pursue.
Transfer your credits to university
As a graduate, you can continue towards a degree from many universities:
- Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics at Simon Fraser University or the University of Victoria
- Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Victoria
- Bachelor of Business Administration at Camosun College
- Business or Economics programs at other universities
Work experience option
No sessions are scheduled at this time.
The School of Business Information Sessions are a great way to learn more about a program and to get your questions answered by faculty and staff.
Missed the live Information session?
If you missed the live session we've got you covered. Download the 2020 Fall Information Session PDF with clickable links.
Who can I contact if I want more information?
An investment in your career
Invest in yourself! Two years at Camosun can prepare you for a career or further university studies in economics.
Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.
Scholarships, bursaries and awards
There are many financial resources to tap into while you are at college to help with your education and living costs. Apply for scholarships & awards that are specifically given to program students, as well as awards specific to the School of Arts and Science.
You may also want to visit Financial Aid & Awards for more information about funding.
Curriculum & courses
Ready to get started? Get your application in for the September intake.
When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.
Tip: Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.
- C+ in English 12
- C in Camosun Alternative
Our Teaching Staff
Camosun College is fiercely proud of the excellent quality of its instruction. Our teaching staff are experienced, inspiring and supportive of our students’ individual journeys.
Find a full list of courses and specific admission requirements.