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


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Apr 21, 2020 to Jul 20, 2020
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $625.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Macroeconomics and Microeconomics
Edition: 15th Canadian
Authors: Christopher T.S. Ragan
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 978-0134586304

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

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 completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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