Bachelor of Arts - Economics

4 years
22,460 CAD/year
Rolling admission
Rolling admission
University of Northern British Columbia

Program description

Economics studies consumers, households, corporations, government, and non-profits. How successfully these sectors interact affects the economy and our quality of life. Our program teaches you how social, political, cultural, and technological forces affect the economy, equipping you to analyze global issues.

Our Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Economics degrees give you the analytical and knowledge employers want.

Stockbrokers, investment advisors, tax analysts, economic development officers, policy and program analysts, and economists operate in all arms of government, non-governmental organizations, international agencies, and the private sector. Our undergraduate economics degrees prepare students for law, business, and other graduate degrees.

Program structure

Lower Division

100 Level

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Finite Mathematics for Business and Economics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus for Non-majors

One of the following:

  • Introduction to Canadian Business
  • Introduction to Computer Systems and Programming
  • Introduction to Planning
  • The Aboriginal Peoples of Canada
  • Introduction to Global Studies
  • Contemporary Political Issues

200 Level

  • Statistics for Business and the Social Sciences

Two of the following:

  • Contemporary Economic Issues
  • Methods of Economic Evaluation
  • Introduction to Health Economics and Policy
  • Global Economic Shifts

One of the following:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management I
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Applied Business Computing
  • Planning Analysis and Techniques
  • Aboriginal Resource Planning
  • Globalizations
  • Global Environmental Challenge: Sustainability
  • Canadian Government and Policies
  • Canada in Comparative Perspective
  • Introduction to Law in Canada

Upper Division

300 and 400 Level

  • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Applying Economics in the Community
  • Internship


  • Tuition* 22,460 CAD
  • Student Fees* 1,690 CAD
  • Books* 1,600 CAD

*Tuition, fees and books are subject to change and vary among programs.


Requirements for applicants

  • Meet UNBC's English language requirements
  • Meet the international admission requirements by country or meet the admission with a General Certificate of Education (or equivalent)
  • Complete the required high school course equivalencies outlined in the Domestic tab prior.

About the university

One of Canada's top universities, UNBC is situated in the breathtaking scenery of northern British Columbia.

Excellent undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities are offered by UNBC in the areas of cultures, economics, health, sciences, and the environment. We share the exhilaration of new knowledge with our students and the results of our teaching and research with the world as one of British Columbia's research-intensive institutions. UNBC is a welcome place with a warm, inclusive, and supportive learning environment in addition to cultivating and celebrating academic excellence.

The University of the North by and for the North is UNBC. Our students, alumni, teachers, staff, and the communities we serve all feel a strong sense of ownership, purpose, and adventure as a result of our goal. We are also Canada's Green UniversityTM, paving the road for everyone's future to be more sustainable.


To affect people's lives and communities in the North and around the world while being Canada's top destination university in terms of personal character.


To have an impact on the world today and inspire future leaders.

UNBC's Academic Structure

  1. Faculty of Environment
  2. Faculty of Business and Economics
  3. Faculty of Human and Health Sciences
  4. Faculty of Indigenous Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities
  5. Faculty of Science and Engineering
  6. Division of Medical Sciences

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