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ACCG 5200 - Economics

Accounting Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course provides the student with a theoretical and applied comprehension to fundamental principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics. It encompasses the basis of the economic way of thinking, the operation of markets, the role of government, and a firms’ profit maximizing decisions as it operates in an environment with varying levels of competition and costs. It includes the examination of economic statistics, the forces that determine national income and international trade flows, and the role of monetary and fiscal policies. This course qualifies as a prerequisite for entrance into the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Professional Education Program (PEP).

Credits

4.0

Cost

$822.68

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 84463

Wed Jan 03 - Wed Apr 11 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Apr 11 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE23 Rm. 102

Instructor

Richard Miles

Course Outline

Cost

$822.68

Notes

  1. This course fulfills the CPA requirements for Economics. This course CANNOT be transferred into any programs at BCIT.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion the student will be able to:

Microeconomics

  • Analyze the basic economic problem of scarcity, choice, and opportunity cost.
  • Evaluate gains from trade.
  • Differentiate the operation of the market forces of supply and demand.
  • Evaluate and analyze the competitive environment for business and its impacts on profits and costs.
  • Evaluate and analyze the impacts of government regulations and policies on industry and markets.
  • Assess capital markets and their relationship to investor decision making.

Macroeconomics

  • Compare and analyze important economic statistics.
  • Assess changes in aggregate demand and aggregate supply and the resultant changes to economic statistics.
  • Analyze commercial banking and its role in lending and deposit creation.
  • Compare and contrast open versus closed economies and benefits and costs of international trade.
  • Evaluate exchange rate determination and the impacts on open economy economic statistics.
  • Analyze the relationships between productivity growth, growth of national income, and standards of living.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015

Related Programs

ACCG 5200 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Professional Accounting
    Part-time   Advanced Diploma

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Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Student Code Pkg For Economics: Canada In The Global Environment W. Myeconlab
Author Parkin
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2016
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13516-460-0
Price $97.50
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