Program calendar icon Program Length

  • 4 Years

Program credential icon Credential

  • Bachelor Degree

Program option icon Options

  • Major

Program location icon Location Offered

  • Nanaimo

The Economics (BBA) Program

See Bachelor of Business Administration, Majors and Minors.

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.

Domestic Fees | International Fees

Domestic Fees

Tuition and Other Mandatory Student Fees

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 $163.14 per credit) 4,894.20
Student Activity fee (4% of tuition) 195.77
Student Services fee (30 credits x $7.21 per credit) 216.30
VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $26.59 per month) 212.72
Health and Dental Plan fee ($265.00 per year) 265.00
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
Notes

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

The VIUSU Health and Dental Plan fee is assessed for all students enrolled in 6 credits or more per term, or in Trades/Vocational programs of 5 months or longer.

All fees are subject to change without prior notice and are expected to increase by 2% each year on April 1.


International Fees

Tuition and Other Mandatory Student Fees

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 $10870.72 per semester) 21,741.44
Ancillary Fee (2 semesters x $463.40 per semester) 926.80
VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $26.59 per month) 212.72
Health and Dental Plan fee ($265.00 per year) 265.00
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
Notes

Tuition in the above table is based on $776.48 per credit, up to a maximum of $10,870.72 per semester for 15 credits; $776.48 per credit beyond 15 credits. Ancillary Fees in the above table are based on $33.10 per credit, up to a maximum of $463.40 per semester for 15 credits; $33.10 per credit beyond 15 credits.

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

The VIUSU Health and Dental Plan fee is assessed for all students enrolled in 6 credits or more per term, or in Trades/Vocational programs of 5 months or longer.

All fees are subject to change without prior notice and are expected to increase by 2% each year on April 1.

Domestic (Canadian)

Program Start Date Accepting Applications Campus
Next Intake(s):

The Bachelor of Business Administration program has an intake in September and in January. 

Application Fee:
$44.27
Accepting Late Applications:
Yes
Admissions Assistant:
Name: Shirley McGregor
Phone: 250.746.3512
Email: Shirley.McGregor@viu.ca
Comments:

Questions about becoming a student can be directed to the Office of Future Students at 250-740-6672 or email Connect@viu.ca.

 

International

Program Start Date Accepting Applications Campus
Anticipated intake for someone applying today:
Application Fee:
$150.00
Accepting Late Applications:
Yes
Testing Required:
No
International Admissions Officer Contact:
Name: Karen Cheung
Email: Study@viu.ca
Comments:

For prospective international applicants, please send your inquiries to World VIU at WorldVIU@viu.ca.

Anticipated intake for someone applying today:
Application Fee:
$150.00
Accepting Late Applications:
Yes
Testing Required:
No
International Admissions Officer Contact:
Name: Karen Cheung
Email: Study@viu.ca
Comments:

For prospective international applicants, please send your inquiries to World VIU at WorldVIU@viu.ca.

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