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The following list shows most of the courses offered in the current/upcoming school year.  For a complete list, please refer to the Academic Calendar.

Introduction to Microeconomics
AUECO 101

Economic analysis, problems, and policies, with emphasis on the Canadian economy; roles of consumers and firms in competitive and monopolistic markets; foreign ownership in the Canadian economy; distribution of income, inequality, and poverty; use of the environment; government economic policies.

Introduction to Macroeconomics
AUECO 102

Economic analysis, problems, and policies, with emphasis on the Canadian economy; national income and monetary theory; problems of unemployment and inflation; government monetary and fiscal policies; international trade theory, problems, and government policies. Prerequisite: AUECO 101.

Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis I
AUECO 203

Theory of consumer behaviour; theory of production and cost; price and output determination under competition, monopoly, and other market structures. Prerequisite: AUECO 101.

Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis I
AUECO 204

National income concepts and income determination; theories of aggregate consumption, investment, and employment behaviour; monetary and fiscal policy. Prerequisite: AUECO 102.

Economic Thought
AUECO 215

Survey of the history of economic thought, focusing on the major schools of thought from classical political economy to post-war neoclassicism. Prerequisite: AUECO 101.

India Tour Orientation
AUECO 252

Examination of the intersection between religion and development in India. Students research and present on a particular topic relevant to the intersection of religion and development, as well as participate in team building exercises. Issues such as health and safety, travel preparations, dealing with culture shock, and the regional geography of India will be covered. Prerequisite: One of AUREL 100, 283, AUECO 101, consent of the instructor. Notes: This is a prerequisite course for the India Tour (AUECO 254 or AUREL 266). Costs associated with the India Tour (3-weeks) and applicable tuition are the responsibility of the student. Enrolment is limited to 15 students. This course can only be taken by students who also register in AUECO 254 or AUREL 266. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUECO 252 or AUREL 260.

India Tour
AUECO 254

Three-week study tour of India that focuses on a chosen region of India in order to examine the intersection between religious belief and practice and development challenges. Students will be exposed to various development projects as well as an array of religious sites. It is expected that students will gain an in depth understanding of India, its cultural and religious diversity, and the challenges it faces in the 21st century. Students will be exposed to both rural and urban life. Prerequisite: AUECO 252 or AUREL 260. Notes: Costs associated with this India Tour course and applicable tuition are the responsibility of the students. Enrolment is limited to 15 students. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUECO 254 and AUREL 266. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

The International Economy in Historical Perspective II
AUECO 258

Economic analysis of the international economy during the past century. Topics examined include the disintegration of national and international economies after World War I, the Great Depression, and the fate of national and international economies after World War II. Critical thinking about whether international economic integration has promoted worldwide economic growth and stability is also encouraged.

Globalization and Growth
AUECO 264

Study of globalization and its role in economic development from a historical perspective. This course will examine the pros and cons of globalization, reasons countries trade, the distributional consequences of trade, and the role of multinational and international organizations. Prerequisite: AUECO 101.

Introductory Econometrics
AUECO 311

Introduction to the application of econometric methods in economics and business. The focus is on major topics in econometrics with emphasis on applied regression methods. Prerequisites: AUSTA 153 and AUECO 203.

Money and Banking in Canada
AUECO 333

Study of the role of money and of monetary institutions and policy in the framework of Canadian financial institutions. Prerequisite: AUECO 101 and 102.

Economics of Financial Markets
AUECO 336

Examination of economic approaches to financial market activity: the meaning and measurement of risk, portfolio investment choices and market equilibrium, theory of interest and the term structure of interest rates, inter-temporal and macro-policy issues, and debt management. Prerequisite: AUECO 101 and 102. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUECO 336 and AUECO 436.

Environmental Economics
AUECO 341

Examination of the relationships between the economy and the environment. Emphasis is placed on the application of economic analysis to various environmental issues. Prerequisite: AUECO 101. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUECO 341 and AUENV 341.

Public Sector Economics
AUECO 393

Analysis of the use of resources for public purposes by all levels of government, emphasizing the rationale for public expenditures, taxation structures, and public choice mechanisms. Prerequisite: AUECO 102.

Directed Reading I
AUECO 397

Intensive study of a specific area of economics as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Notes: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course. The course is intended primarily for a student planning to pursue graduate studies in economics.

Directed Reading II
AUECO 398

Intensive study of a specific area of economics as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: AUECO 397 or 497, and consent of the instructor. Notes: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course. The course is intended primarily for a student planning to pursue graduate studies in economics.

Ethics in Economics and Business
AUECO 480

Investigation of the relation between ethical reflection and the activities of businesses and economics. Attention is paid to the role of self-interest and rationality in economic and business discourse, the relation between the price system and human values, and the morality of the market as a means of social organization. Several case studies are used. Prerequisite: At least *6 at a senior-level in Economics or Management.

Directed Reading I
AUECO 497

Intensive study of a specific area of economics as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Notes: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course. The course is intended primarily for a student planning to pursue graduate studies in economics.

Directed Reading II
AUECO 498

Intensive study of a specific area of economics as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: AUECO 397 or 497, and consent of the instructor. Notes: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course. The course is intended primarily for a student planning to pursue graduate studies in economics.