Associate of Arts (Economics) DegreeAlexander College

About this Program

Level: Associate of Arts (Economics) Degree

Discpline: Economics

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $200.00
Tuition Fee: $17,400.00

Burnaby Campus Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Jan., 2022 Jan. 1, 2022 closed
May, 2022 May 1, 2022 open

Vancouver Campus Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Jan., 2022 Jan. 1, 2022 closed
May, 2022 May 1, 2022 open

Program Description

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. 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 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.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.