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Bachelor of Arts - Economics

Credential
Bachelor's Degree
Duration

- 2 years at RDC
- 2 years at most universities

Location
Main Campus
The Program

For a general discussion of the B.A. program, click here.

Economics studies how households, businesses and governments make choices about how to allocate scarce resources in order to best satisfy individual and social wants. The tools of economics can be used to analyze issues as diverse as unemployment, inflation, globalization, discrimination, environmental issues, taxation, health care and professional sports. Each year courses are offered in microeconomics and macroeconomics, and in selected fields such as money and banking, labour economics, international economics, sports economics, development economics, and industrial organization.

Program Content

The below schedule is a general pattern that transfers to the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary, and the University of Lethbridge. Check the Alberta Transfer Guide for transfer credit information.

Suggested Pattern Year 1

  • ECON 201 & ECON 202 (6 credits)
  • ENGL 219 & ENGL 220 (6 credits)
  • MATH 202 or 203 (3 credits)
  • Open Options (12 credits)
  • Science Option (3 credits)

Suggested Pattern Year 2 

Refer to Academic Advising Planning Guides.

Visit RDC’s Course Catalogue/Timetable to read detailed course descriptions.

University Transfer Program

RDC offers the first two years of the Bachelor of Arts program. For the most current university program and transfer information, see the Planning Guides.

Transfer Features

Visit the Bachelor of Arts page for transfer features.