Thompson Rivers University
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Economics Major


Obtain an understanding of the core body of knowledge within economics. Skills and abilities that this program teaches include evaluative and critical thinking, analytics, learning skills, cooperation skills, effective oral and written communications skills, and strong research and decision making skills.


Enter such career paths as: provincial ministries, government agencies, crown corporations, financial services sector (insurance, banking, etc.), consulting firms, firms in the natural resources sector, graduate studies in economics, business and law, and self-employment.

Admission Requirements

Open admission

  • Admission to the BA program and completion of ECON 1900 and ECON 1950 and one of the following: MATH 1400 or MATH 1170 or equivalent.

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Phone: 250-828-5036

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Phone: 250-828-5252