Associate of Arts (Economics)

Alexander College, Canada

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Next enrollment cycle

July 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 13,376

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

  • July 2022
  • September 2022
  • January 2022
  • May 2022

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.

  • Undergraduate tuition fee $285.00 per credit Regular term – 14 weeks
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program English 095, 20 hours per week $3,060.00
  • English 096, 20 hours per week $3,060.00
  • English 097, 20 hours per week $3,060.00
  • English 098, 15 hours per week $2,295.00
  • English 099, 10 hours per week $1,530.00
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) EASL 068-089 $2,500 Session – 7 weeks
  • Academic Upgrading (excluding EAP) e.g. MATH 099 3 credit fee Regular term – 14 weeks
  • University Preparation Program UPRE 099 $1,710
  • Student Association (ACSA) and Activity Fee $20.00 Per term
  • Lab Fee (per 4 credit lab-science course)  $30.00 Per term, if applicable
  • Student Refugee Program (SRP) Fee  $5.00 Per term
  • Application for Admission $200.00
  • English or Math Placement Test Rewrite $50.00
  • English or Math Placement Test No-Show Fee (applied after 2 no-shows) $50.00
  • Application for Transfer Credit (International coursework) $50.00
  • Application for Graduation (refundable if credential is not conferred) (from September 1, 2019) $25.00
  • Official Transcript $10.00
  • 24-hour Rush Fee (for Official Transcript processing) $15.00
  • Local Mail to Local Address $5.00
  • Express Mail to Local Address $30.00
  • Express Mail to International Address $50.00
  • Duplicate or replacement Confirmation of Graduation Letter $10.00
  • Duplicate or replacement Degree Parchment $25.00

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