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Associate of Arts (Economics)

Alexander College, Canada
Associate of Arts (Economics)
Next enrollment cycle May 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 2,035,671
Course Accredited By DQAB
2 Years Online and On-campus Undergraduate Associate Degree

Students within the Associate of Arts (Economics) Degree program will gain multi-disciplinary knowledge in the areas of theoretical and applied economics, as well as competitive behavior, economic policy, and the global economy. 

  • Students will acquire the tools to be able to analyze the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
  • The Associate of Arts (Economics) Degree is a two-year credential offered by many institutions in the province of British Columbia and beyond. The Associate Degree program is designed to provide broad-based knowledge and experiences in preparation for entering the workforce, or as a foundation for further undergraduate study.

Enrollment Cycles

  • May 2024
  • July 2024
  • September 2024
  • January 2025

Entry Requirements

The Associate of Arts Economics Degree program consists of the following course requirements, which must be completed with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater.

I. 6 credits in first-year English

II. 9 credits in science which shall include at least:

  • 3 credits in calculus
  • 3 credits in statistics
  • 3 credits in a laboratory science

III. 36 credits in arts which shall include:

  • 18 credits in economics
  • 6 credits in humanities other than English
  • 12 additional credits in arts

IV. 9 credits in arts, science, or other areas

  • The Associate of Arts (Economics) Degree is a foundational degree consisting of 60 credits in total, typically completed over a two-year period. 
  • The credits must include a minimum of 36 credits in arts, including at least 18 credits in first- and second-year economics. Upon completion of the Associate of Arts (Economics) Degree program, students may choose to enter the workforce or continue their undergraduate studies.

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