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BMC 171 Economics for Business

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Course Description

Why do the values of the Canadian dollar and the American dollar differ? Is the GST a bad tax? Why is it so difficult to find a job sometimes? Should medical care be free of charge to all residents of Canada? These questions, essential to everyday living, are best answered through an understanding of economics. Discuss basic economic principles by applying them to everyday events and issues. Course includes relevant economic information that will help you make better and more informed personal and business decisions.


Course Details


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Use the appropriate terms and concepts to describe principles of economics
  • Use economic principles, theories and laws to understand and analyze contemporary economic issues and problems, and
  • Develop an understanding of the workings of the Canadian economy

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  BMC 171 - 031 Economics for Business  
  Spring 2017   Status:  Available
Online:   25 Apr 2017 to 24 Jul 2017
Hours: 40.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $595.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Kris Hans
  Reading List / Textbook:  

Required Textbook

Title: TBD





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  Section Notes:  

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.
  • This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L).
  • Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am on the start date.
A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  

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