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College of Extended Learning

Economics for Engineers

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Economics ECON 1073 Three (3) credit hours

This course is aimed at students who normally major in disciplines outside arts, but who want to acquire knowledge of the economic way of thinking and economic concepts to understand events occurring around us. It includes both parts of economic theory, microeconomics and macroeconomics, presented in a flexible, fast going way. The course will be especially useful for students who possess analytical skills since economic concepts are seen through simple economic modelling.

Open only to engineering and computer science students. Students who take this course may not take any other first year economics course for credit.

Instructor: Dr. Yuri Yevdokimov (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None

Why take this course?

  • Understand markets from microeconomic and macroeconomic standpoints.
  • Evaluate behaviour of producers and consumers of various goods and services.
  • Analyze behaviour of economy as a macroeconomic system.
  • Learn public policy tools associated with microeconomic as well as macroeconomic issues.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • Test #1 (15%)
  • Test #2 (15%)
  • Test #3 (10%)
  • Test #4 (10%)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 50%)

The exam(s) for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser and Monitor). This is a free tool provided with this course, a webcam is required. More information will be given once you have been registered.

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.