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Associate of Arts (Economics)

Alexander College, Canada

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2023

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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

  • January 2023
  • May 2023
  • July 2023
  • September 2023

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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