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  • Objectives
    The objectives of the Bachelor of Arts are to provide students with an outstanding education in the humanities, social sciences and languages as well as a broadunderstanding of selected fields of study outside these areas. The degree is designed so that a Bachelor of Arts graduate should be able to: * Demonstrate a detailed knowledge and understanding of selected fields of study in core disciplines in the humanities, social sciences and languages. * Reflect a general understanding of the concepts and principles of selected areas of study outside core disciplines of the humanities, social sciences and languages. * Access and appreciate national and international debates in their specialised areas of study. * Demonstrate an independent approach to knowledge that uses rigorous methods of inquiry and appropriate theories and methodologies that are applied with intellectual honesty and a * respect for ethical values. * Apply critical and analytical skills and methods to the identification and resolution of problems within complex changing social contexts. * Act as informed and critically discriminating participants within the community of scholars, as citizens and in the work force. * Communicate effectively and, in the case of those students undertaking a language major, to read, write and speak another language with fluency and appreciate its cultural context. * Qualify for employment in a wide range of occupations. * Commit to continuous learning. * Be proficient in the use of appropriate modern technologies, such as the computer and otherinformation technology systems, for the acquisition, processing and interpretation of data.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Arts (Economics)
  • Course description
    The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Economics and Commerce offer a 112.5-point major and 75-point minor in the BA. Students intending to major in Economics should note that Mathematical Methods is a prerequisite for this program. Introductory Microeconomics must be completed before entering Introductory Macroeconomics, Level Two Intermediate Macroeconomics and Intermediate Microeconomics.

    75 points of this major, and all 75 points of the minor are taken as part of the breadth component of the BA.

    Major

    Level 1


        * Introductory Microeconomics (breadth studies)
        * Introductory Macroeconomics (breadth studies)
        * Quantitative Methods 1

    Level 2

        * Intermediate Macroeconomics (breadth studies)
        * Intermediate Microeconomics (breadth studies)

    and one of:

        * Introductory Econometrics
        * Quantitative Methods 2

    Level 3


        * Macroeconomics (breadth studies)
        * Microeconomics (breadth studies)

    and one of:

        * Basic Econometrics
        * Econometrics


    Minor

    Level 1


        * Introductory Microeconomics (breadth studies)
        * Introductory Macroeconomics (breadth studies)

    Level 2

        * Intermediate Macroeconomics (breadth studies)
        * Intermediate Microeconomics (breadth studies)

    Level 3
        * Macroeconomics (breadth studies)
        * Microeconomics (breadth studies)

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