VIU’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) students pursuing their degree in business administration

Economics


  • Program Length 
    4 Years
  • Credential 
    Bachelor Degree
  • Options 
    Major
  • Location Offered 
    Nanaimo

The Economics Program

Program Outline

Requirements for a Major

Year 1

See Bachelor of Business Administration, Majors and Minors.

Economics Major

Year 2

Credits

ACCT 294 - (Intro to Cost and Managerial Accounting)

3

ECON 211 - (Principles of Microeconomic Theory)

3

ECON 212 - (Principles of Macroeconomic Theory)

3

MARK 260 - (Buyer Behaviour)

3

MATH 121 - (Calculus I) or
MATH 191 - (Calculus with Economic and Business Applications I)

3

MGMT 230 - (Introduction to E-Management)

3

QUME 232 - (Business Statistics I)

3

Three elective courses (MATH 122 or MATH 192 recommended)

9

Total Credits

30

Economics Major

Year 3

Credits

ECON 309 - (Managerial Economics) or 
ECON 311 - (Intermediate Microeconomic Theory)

3

ECON 312 - (Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory)

3

FNCE 330 - (Corporate Finance)

3

LAWW 326 - (Commercial Law)

3

QUME 436 - (Econometrics)

3

Nine upper–level ECON credits

9

Six elective credits

6

Total Credits

30

Economics Major

Year 4

Credits

ECON 490 - (Special Project in Economic Policy I) or
Three upper–level elective credits

3

ECON 491 - (Special Project in Economic Policy II) or 
Three elective credits

3

FNCE 423 - (International Finance) or
Three upper–level ECON credits

3

MGMT 323 - (International Business I) or 
ECON 360 - (The Transnational Corporation)

3

MGMT 496 - (Strategic Management Issues)

3

Three upper–level business credits

3

Three upper–level ECON credits

3

Nine elective credits

9

Total Credits

30

Note: Total institutional requirement to graduate, 120 credits.

Updated 
Friday, January 11, 2019
Domestic Fees | International Fees

Domestic Fees

Tuition Fee Schedule

When applying to the program, applicants will be charged a non-refundable application fee.

When applying to graduate, students will be charged a non-refundable graduation and alumni fee.

Some courses have additional fees to pay for extraordinary class–related expenses.

Fees for One Year*

Amount

Tuition (30 credits x $150.71 per credit)

4,521.30

Student Activity fee (4% of tuition)

180.85

Student Services fee (30 credits x $6.66 per credit)

199.80

VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $20.32 per month)

162.56

Health and Dental Plan fee ($275 per year)

275.00

Approximate cost for books and supplies for one year (Note: Books and supply costs vary depending on course load and course type.)

1,100.00

Total

6,439.51

Notes

* The above table is based on ten 3-credit courses taken over two semesters.

The Health and Dental Plan fee is in effect only for full-time students at the Nanaimo Campus.

All fees are subject to change without prior notice.

International Fees

Tuition Fee Schedule

When applying to the program, applicants will be charged a non-refundable application fee.

When applying to graduate, students will be charged a non-refundable graduation and alumni fee.

Some courses have additional fees to pay for extraordinary class–related expenses.

Fees for One Year*

Amount

Tuition (2 semesters x $8340 per semester)

16,680.00

Ancillary Fee (2 semesters x $381.6 per semester)

763.20

VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $20.32 per month)

162.56

Health and Dental Plan fee ($275 per year)

275.00

Approximate cost for books and supplies for one year (Note: Books and supply costs vary depending on course load and course type.)

1,100.00

Total

18,980.76

Notes

The above table is based on 15 credits or less per semester. Additional fees of $635.00 per credit will be applied if taking more than 15 credits per semester.

* The above table is based on ten 3-credit courses taken over two semesters.

The Health and Dental Plan fee is in effect only for full-time students at the Nanaimo Campus.

All fees are subject to change without prior notice.

Updated
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Program Start Date Accepting Applications Campus
Application Fee
$40.90
Testing Required
No
Admissions Assistant

Name: Admissions/Registrations Assistants
Phone: 250-740-6400
Email: Registration@viu.ca

Application Fee
$40.90
Testing Required
No
Admissions Assistant

Name: Admissions/Registration Centre
Phone: 250-746-3514
Email: Registration.Cowichan@viu.ca

Comments

Please consult the Vancouver Island University Calendar or contact Student Services/Advising at
250-746-3509 or email advising.cowichan@viu.ca for more information on program or admission requirements.

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